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The report finds that there is a huge variety of outcomes for Separated Children who go missing from state care. In any one year a high percentage of the children who go missing from their accommodation. From the information passed to the researchers from informants in the NGO sector, migrant communities, community sector, researchers and research bodies, the GardaĆ­, the HSE and the European migrant sectors, and from the information gathered by examining the case histories of missing children and missing children who returned to their accommodation or were located by authorities in Ireland or Europe the report asserts that the following are the main outcomes for the missing: * Go into working in the black economy * Suffer labour exploitation in the black economy * Are forced into the sex industry * Are brought into potentially sexual relationships normally with older males * Are forced into domestic slavery * Are trafficked or smuggled to the UK, Europe or further away * Establish themselves in positive situations elsewhere in the world