𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐌 𝐂𝐘𝐏𝐑𝐔𝐒 – 𝐀𝐃𝐔𝐋𝐓𝐇𝐎𝐎𝐃

𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐌 𝐂𝐘𝐏𝐑𝐔𝐒 – 𝐀𝐃𝐔𝐋𝐓𝐇𝐎𝐎𝐃

When discussing their transitioning to adulthood, it was evident that the unaccompanied minors were perplexed on how to handle this subject. One interviewee stated that for them adulthood meant working. “𝑊ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝐼 𝑏𝑒𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑎𝑛 𝑎𝑑𝑢𝑙𝑡, 𝐼 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘” (Girl, aged 15 from...
𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐌 𝐂𝐘𝐏𝐑𝐔𝐒 – 𝐄𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 / 𝐕𝐎𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐋 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆

𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐅𝐑𝐎𝐌 𝐂𝐘𝐏𝐑𝐔𝐒 – 𝐄𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 / 𝐕𝐎𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐋 𝐓𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆

Another common concern many of the UASCs had was the matter of their education and/or vocational training that would enable them to be employed in the future in their host country. It was repeatedly stated by them education was a priority for them. ‘’ 𝐼 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑜 𝑔𝑒𝑡...