Migrants in Bayonne, near the Franco-Spanish border, where a transit centre enables them to rest before continuing their journey. France, December 2018.


Many unaccompanied minors who arrive in France are traumatised by violence and abuse suffered on their journeys. For most, obtaining recognition of their minority status is an arduous process.

In 2019, MSF continued to provide assistance to young, unaccompanied migrants in France. Many of them had seen their applications for child protection turned down because they were not recognised as minors, often for disputable reasons...

Read full article in International Activity Report 2019

Our related news