As sexual assault awareness month draws to a close, we sat down with Refugees International Senior Advocate for Women and Girls Devon Cone to discuss the issue of sexual assault and how it affects the displaced communities we work with.
Haleem Kawa, a Syrian refugee living in Turkey, has a message for the world: Idlib needs your help.
Sanctioning the highest levels of Myanmar’s military is an incredibly important if belated step. Although the sanctions are limited to travel restrictions, the move signifies that Washington is finally getting serious about accountability. It also acknowledges what the State Department itself has documented – that ethnic cleansing has taken place in Myanmar with virtual impunity.
The Trump administration’s decision to withhold funds from the UN Population Fund will affect some of the world’s most vulnerable people, including survivors of sexual violence who have fled from conflict or have been displaced by natural disasters.
Under U.S. law, transit through another country before reaching the border of the United States is not a legitimate reason to bar someone from seeking asylum.
Internally displaced people have been left out of global agreements on refugees and migrants. It’s time to put that right.