Separated child Gulwali Passarlay, who fled Afghanistan aged 12, was chosen to carry Olympic Torch in Bolton, now aged 17.


Anchor Project
Meeting the needs of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in London

BBC Asylum Day
Wealth of information and personal stories

BBC Newsround
'What's it like being an asylum-seeker? - children tell us their stories'

Children's Legal Centre
Up to date legal information from the Refugee and Asylum Seeking Children's Project for people who are not themselves professional lawyers

Children's Rights Alliance for England.
News about events, campaigns and publications

Children's Society
Information and further links about the rights and needs of refugee and asylum seeking children

Institute for Race Relations
Articles and papers about the forms of racism encountered by many refugees

Migrants' Rights
Legal information relating to European and British affairs

Moving Here
Links to a wide range of original documents in some 30 different museums, libraries and archives, charting 200 years of Caribbean, Irish, Jewish and South Asian migration to the UK

National Society for the Protection of Children (NSPCC) 
Research and policies that focus on the needs of separated children and young people

National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns
Information about legal matters, and stories about individuals and families

Norwegian Refugee Council
Stories and oral testimonies showing the experiences of people forced to leave their homes by violent conflict

Information about the campaign to end the immigration detention of children, organised by The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID), and sponsored by The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund    

A lot of useful material about media treatment of asylum and refugee issues, and also stories by refugees to Britain recounting their experiences

Refugee Council
A wide range of information and resources

Refugee Education (refugee education mailing list, Refed)
A regular bulletin for teachers providing information about events, courses and new publications, and acting as a forum for the exchange of news and guidance

Refugee Week
Valuable ideas, resources and links about the week, celebrated each year in June

Salusbury World
Focuses in particular on teaching and supporting children from refugee families and contains excellent material on teaching about refugees, based on personal stories and testimonies

World Refugee Day
Ideas and resources