Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Refugee Teenagers: Escape and Protection from Persecution and War

Authors/Editors

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

July 1999, 23 pages

Description of Resource

This resource recounts the stories of several refugee teenagers and discusses some of the issues surrounding the protection of refugee adolescents, namely, the dilemmas of unaccompanied minors and the military recruitment of child soldiers. (Description from source.)

Recommended for ages 14 and up.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.unhcr.org/4534f1e713.html