How Sweden coped with 35,000 unaccompanied refugee children

Faiaz arrived in Sweden from Afghanistan in 2015, aged just sixteen. “After being in ten different countries and having a very difficult journey,” he said, “we finally had hope. We could feel alive.” More than 35,000 unaccompanied children like Faiaz applied for asylum in Sweden that year — five times higher than the year before, and more than ten times as many as in 2011. … Continue reading How Sweden coped with 35,000 unaccompanied refugee children