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"A Warm Home for ASSAF's Youth"

"In the Youth Club I can finally unwind. When we sit down to eat dinner together I feel like I am eating with family, what I don't always have at home.

Children of asylum seekers face barriers in school registration

Date: 20.2.15 Source: Omri Efraim, YNET
ASSAF said it received several calls from families living in Yavne who were inquiring about the issue, while the organization's volunteers reported that a number of such residents left the city and moved to Tel Aviv due to the difficulties they encountered in their attempts to register their children.

Welfare services for migrant workers and the status-less

Date: 1.7.13 Source: Knesset research center

Report of the Knesset Center for Research and Information. Author: Neta Moshe. This document was prepared for a session of the Special Committee on the Migrant Workers Problem at which the Minister of Welfare and Social Services, MK Meir Cohen, surveyed services (Hebrew) 

Youth

The youth club is a perennial project which aims to provide a solution for 14-19 year-olds from the refugee community. It`s open 2 evenings a week and offers a supportive and safe atmosphere.

Status-less Minors in Israel

Date: 11.5.13 Source: State Comptroller's report

In May 2013, the State Comptroller's report included his opinion on treatment of status-less minors (Hebrew).

Infringement of Rights of Children of Asylum Seekers in Israel

Date: 4.4.13 Source: ASSAF

In 2013 we wrote a report on the infringement of rights of child asylum-seekers (Hebrew). It was submitted to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (Geneva) as part of a wider report on infringement of children's rights in Israel. (Hebrew)

Full UNICEF Report on Infrigement of Child Rights in Israel

Date: 1.3.13 Source: UNICEF
ASSAF: “Infringement on the Rights of Asylum Seeking Children in Israel,” Articles 7, 22, 24, 26, 27 15
page 15 of the report (English)

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