Global Detention Project Response to Questionnaire of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
15 May 2020
The Global Detention Project (GDP) completed a questionnaire for the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants concerning his thematic study on immigration detention of children. Questions addressed included:
1. Information on laws or policies that prohibit or restrict the use of immigration detention of children and their families.
2. Information on existing non-custodial alternatives to immigration detention of children (e.g. community-based reception solutions) and their effectiveness.
3. Information on existing good practices or measures taken in to protect the human rights of migrant children and their families while their migration status is being resolved