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Forced displacement worldwide at its highest in decades

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The UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends study found that 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide at the end of 2016 – a total bigger than the population of ...

Global Compact on Migration

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The New York Declaration For the first time on 19 September 2016 Heads of State and Government came together to discuss, at the global level within the UN General Assembly,

From where I stand: “We barely had a meal in three days”

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Florence Luanda Maheshe found herself in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo with six children to feed and barely enough food. Once the camp closed, she was ...

Two Moroccan women just surfed onto the world stage

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3 mentions5 days ago
The scene at the Agadir Open looks like something out of a southern California surf competition: A white sand beach, a DJ booth blasting pop music and clusters of young ...

The #WithRefugees Campaign channels public solidarity for people forced to flee

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SIGN NOW Add your support Join the team After being persecuted in Myanmar, Pa Kam’s family found a safe place to live in Malaysia where they could start their lives ...

How much would the economy grow by closing the gender gap?

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All ILO maps and charts are available under a Creative Commons 3.0 IGO license. You can use it, share it, link it, embed it (not for commercial purposes) provided you ...

What’s In Your Bag? Inside a Dignity Kit for Refugee Women

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3 mentions6 days ago
What’s in my bag? Today, it’s my phone, keys, wallet, tissues, metro card, lipstick, a pen, sunglasses and a “Daniel Tiger” cartoon sticker from my son. But imagine having to ...

Forbes Welcome

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Take risks now and do something bold. You won’t regret it.

Kenya gives girls free sanitary pads to boost school attendance

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We focus on stories that help to empower women and bring lasting change to gender inequality Faster, clearer data on disasters might help shield women and children Persistent ad stereotypes ...

Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID)

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GFRID2017 - speakers light blue 15 June - morning Director, Policy and Technical Advisory Division, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Read Bio Director, Policy and Technical Advisory Division, International ...

In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour (IPEC)

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Globally over 1.5 billion people live in countries that are affected by conflict, violence and fragility. At the same time, around 200 million people are affected by disasters every year.

بدايات جديدة- اللاجئات السوريات في المنطقة العربية

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Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on May 25, 2016For ...

Oslo Hackathon explores new technology to empower women in humanitarian crisis

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Date: 13 June 2017 Imagine waking up one day and realizing that the place you’ve called home all your life, is no longer safe. As millions of refugees and displaced ...

The 81-year-old woman inspiring a nation to recycle

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An 81-year-old who set up an all-woman rubbish collection team in her village in Lebanon now has a stream of visitors asking how she did it. For nine months in ...