Police reports revealed that more than 2,000 refugee children have been registered as missing persons in Germany. It is estimated that the total number of missing refugee children in the country is more than 9,000.
About missing refugee children in Germany news started to come up frequently.
While the number of missing refugee children continues to increase, it is a matter of curiosity what happens to the children.
The number of missing refugee children increased by 10 percent
According to the news of Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk, the German children’s charity, based on data from the Federal Criminal Police Office, the number of missing refugee children in Germany increased by 10 percent compared to 2009.
The head of the organization, Holger Hofmann, “The growing number of missing refugee children shows that cross-border and national child protection systems, as well as relevant registration systems, need to be improved” said.
Hofmann added that very little is known about this situation.
The number is more than 9 thousand
Although police reports indicate that more than 2,000 children are listed as missing in Germany, the total number of missing refugee children in Germany is estimated to be more than 9,000.
Missing children 14-17 years old Afghan
95 percent of missing refugee children are between the ages of 14-17 and more than 90 percent are boys.
Afghanistan ranks first in the list of countries where children come from. It is followed by Morocco, Algeria and Syria.