APRRN is pleased to present the “Unlocking Childhood: Current immigration detention practices and alternatives for child asylum seekers and refugees in Asia and the Pacific” report. Coauthored with Save the Children, the report is based on extensive research and examines current policy framework and practices in five countries i.e. Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and the Republic of Nauru. It offers a number of principles and recommendations which aim to end the practice of detaining children for immigration purposes and to ensure that alternatives to detention are safe and appropriate for children.
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