The Missing Women of the Mediterranean Crisis

By Lauren Wolfe Dirty white gates fronted the detention center on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a tiny speck between Sicily and Tunisia, where 71 women were being held. Beyond the bars, I could just make out laundry hanging from the building in which they were...

Population Day: Ugandan Refugee Crisis

By Ronald Ssekandi SEMBABULE, Uganda (Xinhua) As the world marked World Population Day on Saturday, Uganda is grappling with the worst ever refugee crisis it has faced in decades. The global theme for this year’s commemoration is “Vulnerable Populations in...

IOM Gets 1 Million for Gender-Based Violence in CAR

IOM received CAD 1.024 M from the Government of Canada to support ongoing efforts to reduce the incidence of sexual and gender-based violence (File Photo). © IOM/Sandra Black 2014 Central African Republic – IOM has received CAD 1.024 million from the Government...