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Libya, 2017
Newborn infants lie on blankets alongside their mothers in the women's section of the detention centre...
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Libya, 2017
A child walks past mattresses laid on the floor in the women's section of the Al-Nasr detention centre...
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Libya, 2017
A child sits on a mattress laid on the floor alongside his mother, who didn't wish to be identifiable,...
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Libya, 2017
A child sits on a mattress laid on the floor of the women's section of the Al-Nasr detention centre in...
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Greece, 2017
Six-year-old Zetaryeh from Afghanistan (right) attends a stencil workshop for refugee and migrant children,...
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Greece, 2017
Unaccompanied children from Afghanistan and Algeria play basketball with an employee in the courtyard...
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Greece, 2017
Three-year-old Zanah (left) and seven-year-old Judi, brothers from Syria, participate in a stencil art...
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Greece, 2017
Rosa Hamy, 28, and her children Arin, 2, and Mohammad, 6, refugees from Al Raqqa, Syrian Arab Republic,...
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Greece, 2017
Azhar Khalil, 18, from Kobani, Syrian Arab Republic, looks out of her family's shelter at Skaramangas...
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Greece, 2017
Boys play at Kara Tepe refugee camp on the outskirts of Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece, Monday 13 March 2017....
Ashley Gilbertson VII Photo
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Greece, 2016
On 8 March 2016, a woman carries a young boy, as a young gilr, carrying a milk bottle, holds on to the...
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Greece, 2016
On 8 March 2016, a boy tries to break a thick tree branch, near a fire with a teakettle on. Children...
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Greece, 2016
On 8 March 2016, a mother walks with her two sons along the train tracks in Idomeni in misty weather

In...
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Greece, 2016
On 8 March 2016, a boy is carried by a family member walking between makeshift tents along the train...
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Greece, 2016
On 8 March 2016, a mother holds her crying child, as her three other daughters sit by the fire outside...
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Greece, 2016
On 22 February 2016, a small child stands behind a fence near a refugee transit camp for refugees and...
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Libya, 2015
On 21 May 2015 in Libya, (centre) an Eritrean man shows his back, with the skin disease he contracted...
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Libya, 2015
On 24 May 2015 in Libya, Lucia and her younger daughter, 3-year old Yusan, sit in their cell at the Alguaiha...
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Libya, 2015
On 21 May 2015 in Libya, (foreground) 14-year-old Natnahel, from Eritrea, scratches his neck in a cell...
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Libya, 2015
On 24 May 2015 in Libya, Addis, walks hand-in-hand with his 30-month-old son, Lato, in the yard at the...
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Libya, 2015
On 24 May 2015 in Libya, Addis, holding his 30-month-old son, Lato, sits in a cell at the Alguaiha detention...
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Italy, 2016
Refugees and migrants disembark a Spanish coast guard vessel at the port of Palermo, Sicily, Italy on...
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Italy, 2016
Refugees and migrants disembark a Spanish coast guard vessel at the port of Palermo, Sicily, Italy on...
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Italy, 2016
Peace, 17, a Nigerian migrant from Benin City, Edo State, at Rainbow, a government administered centre...
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Italy, 2016
Lovette, 16, a Nigerian migrant from Benin City, Edo State, at Rainbow, a government administered centre...
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Italy, 2016
Osarugue, 16, a Nigerian migrant from Benin City, Edo State, at Rainbow, a government administered centre...
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[NAME CHANGED] Omar, 18, from Mogadishu, Somalia, at Rainbow, a government administered centre for unaccompanied...
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Italy, 2016
Abubacarr, 16, from Barra, Gambia, who hopes to become a professional footballer, at Rainbow, a government...
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Italy, 2016
Abubacarr, 16, from Barra, Gambia, who hopes to become a professional footballer, at Rainbow, a government...
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Italy, 2016
Fraternal twins (left-right) Aimamo Jawnoh, and Ibrahim Jawnoh, both 16, from Kombu Brikam Village,...
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Italy, 2016
Fraternal twins (back-front) Aimamo Jawnoh and Ibrahim Jawnoh, both 16, from Kombu Brikam Village, Gambia...
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Italy, 2016
Ahmed, 13, at an unaccompanied minor shelter in Trabia, Italy, on May 19, 2016. The boys live at Rainbow,...
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Italy, 2016
Boats used by Libyan smugglers to ferry Africans to international waters close to Italy, in a boat graveyard...
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Italy, 2016
A boy looks at an instruction sheet providing guidance for asylum applications at a government hot spot...
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Italy, 2016
Gambian asylum seekers discuss their journey together while looking at a map on the wall at a Hot Spot,...
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Italy, 2016
Two Malian boys play checkers with chits made from bottle caps as others look on, leaning against a Frontex...
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Italy, 2016
(Left-right) Ablie, 17, Fodaoi, 14, and Alieu, 17, all from Gambia, pass time at a government Hot Spot...
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Italy, 2016
Gambian boys walk past a graveyard of ships used by Libyan Smugglers to transport migrants and refugees...
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Italy, 2016
Mohammad, 17, bumps fists with a local Italian man he had been chatting with during an outing from a...
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Italy, 2016
“This looks like Agadez, like the desert,” said Ablie (second from left), as he walked onto the beach...
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Italy, 2016
A group of Gambian boys survey the ocean from the beach during an outing from a government hot spot–a...
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Italy, 2016
Mohammad (center), 17, shares a laugh with his friend (front) Sanna, 17, as their friend, Fodaoi, 14,...
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Italy, 2016
A Gambian group of boys survey the ocean from the beach during an outing from a government hot spot–a...
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Italy, 2017
Nomou, aged 17, from Gambia participates as a DJ on Radio Asante. Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director...
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Italy, 2017
Refugees play drafts. Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF visits Centro Astante which...
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Libya, 2017
A migrant gestures from behind the bars of a cell at a detention centre in Libya, Tuesday 31 January...
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Italy, 2017
On 27 April 2017 in Italy, [NAME CHANGED] Mary, 18, from Benin City in Nigeria, cries on a dormitory...
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Italy, 2017
On 27 April 2017 in Italy, [NAME CHANGED] Mary, 18, from Benin City in Nigeria, cries outside the safe...
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Serbia, 2017
On 19 March 2017 in Serbia, men wash themselves at dilapidated sinks set up outdoors near old warehouse...
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Serbia, 2017
On 19 March 2017 in Serbia, 9-year-old Ibrahim and 11-year-old Abuzar, both from Afghanistan (and each...
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Greece, 2017
(foreground right) Ahmad, 21, and Hamza, 17, and other Algerian minors and asylum seekers try to find...
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Greece, 2017
Mohammad, 18, (second left) and Hamza (left) help fellow Algerian minors and asylum seekers clamber aboard...
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Greece, 2017
Iraqi Kurdish refugee Barzan Hassan, 24, from Erbil, Iraq, holds one-year old Yamar, outside their shelter...
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Greece, 2017
Iraq Kurdish refugee (right) Yamar, 1, from Erbil, Iraq, cries as she sits on a bed near two-month old...
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