Guy Gardener wrote:
those kids are still full of nanoprobes.
They're either seen as lepers to be put down or goldmines awaiting exploitation if you remember those Ferengi's plans for Seven in Inside Man
In either case I doubt that their parents, any of their parents could adequately defend their children from any threats their children will certainly generate, even if Kathryn left them a crate of phasers.
I think it's a leap to think just because a child had been previously assimilated and then rescued that they'd be the target of random violence. They'd be seen as liberated POWs, if anything.