Child and Youth Migration Special Interest Group
The Children Research Network Child and Youth Migration Special Interest Group is the newest of SIGs in the Network, established in October 2019.
-To link practitioner and researchers and develop a platform for collaboration and sharing
-To support evidence-based research through identifying gaps in knowledge and working to improve available data
-To support advocacy and lobbying for the rights of all children and youth in migration
The group is open to all members of the Children’s Research Network.
The Group is convened by two co-Chairs representing the Academic and NGO/Community sectors, reflecting the make up of members: Aoife Dare, Youth Worker, Irish Refugee Council, and Amy Stapleton, PhD Researcher, Trinity Research in Childhood Centre / School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin. The Chairs are supported by the Research Coordinator of the Children’s Research Network. Contact ChildrensResearchNetwork@tcd.ie about membership.