Currently it is estimated that in Greece there are 3.050 unaccompanied minors (UAMs) of which 96.2% are boys and 3.8% are girls.
Almost 42% of those, meaning 1280 children, are homeless, in non-formal housing projects (squads) or in unknown locations and are faced with dangers such as sexual exploitation, exposure to trafficking, forced labor etc.
Athens, 16th December 2019
“ΜΕRΙΜΝΑ – Safeguarding children at Greek border points”
Since December 2019 ZEUXIS is an official implementing partner of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for the provision of protection and assistance services to Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMCs) hosted in the Safe Area (SA) of the Reception and Identification Centre (RIC) in Leros.