Asylum, age disputes and the process of age assessment

Heaven Crawley, Emma Kelly

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Abstract

Chapter on findings of research on age disputes and the process of age assessment published as part of a book examining the problems faced by separated children from abroad (refugee, migrant or trafficked children), what their needs are, and how their needs should be met in order to ensure their effective safeguarding. It identifies gaps in services and demonstrates how these gaps can be addressed. Case studies and best practice points feature.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSafeguarding Children From Abroad
Subtitle of host publicationAlone in the UK
EditorsEmma Kelly, Farhat Bokhari
PublisherJessica Kingsley
ISBN (Electronic)978 0 85700 559 5
ISBN (Print)978 1 84905 157 6
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • children and young people
  • Asylum
  • Age disputes
  • Age estimation
  • UK

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Crawley, H., & Kelly, E. (2011). Asylum, age disputes and the process of age assessment. In E. Kelly, & F. Bokhari (Eds.), Safeguarding Children From Abroad: Alone in the UK Jessica Kingsley.