|Author (Corporate)||European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Series Title||FRA Reports: Equality|
|Publication Date||April 2018|
The methods used to determine the age of an applicant may include “invasive” medical tests which interfere with the rights of the child, including their right to dignity, integrity and privacy. It is often a challenge to find the right balance between protecting children from harm and promoting their participation in these procedures. This report provides important insights and identifies the implications of collecting children’s biometric data and conducting age assessments.
|Subject Categories||Justice and Home Affairs, Values and Beliefs|
|Subject Tags||Asylum | Refugees, Children | Young People|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|