Clinics in Toronto serving refugees and the uninsured indicate that 20 per cent of all visits are for pregnancy-related issues.
About 20 per cent of refugees to Canada are pregnant. Many of them are medically uninsured. It's not only morally correct to provide prenatal care, but also cheaper for Canada's system to do so.
The UN committee urged Australia to end offshore processing and bring the men on Manus to Australia or another safe country.
The UN report findings show that concerns far outweigh any improvements in Australia's human rights record.
A huge majority of humanitarian employees are local to the country of intervention, but their motivations and pressures are often misunderstood.
Russian refugees in Europe after the evacuation of Odessa, Ukraine, in 1919.
The certificate gave a new form of international protection to stateless Russian and Armenian refugees.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
A supplied image obtained Tuesday, October 31, 2017 of asylum seekers refusing to leave the Manus Island Detention Centre.
Health professionals often have to navigate an ethical minefield working in offshore detention facilities. The current crisis in Manus island provides a case in point.
Alf Dubs with Ishmael, a young Syrian refugee, at an event to mark a year since the Calais ‘jungle’ camp was shut.
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Young people need help to overcome discrimination, stigmatisation and isolation.
On Tuesday, the Australian government will close the Manus Island regional processing centre in Papua New Guinea. Arguing that they have no safe place to go, nearly all 742 remaining residents are refusing…
A military crackdown has led to staggering 600,000 people fleeing Myanmar on foot since late August.
Interviews undertaken in refugee camps on the Bangladesh/Myanmar border paint a grim picture that explains why so many Rohingya fled Myanmar so quickly.
Rohingya refugees walk from Myanmar to refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Despite an international commitment to protect civilians from genocidal violence, the world's response to ethnic cleansing in Myanmar has been feeble. An expert explains the challenges.
Food is a real flashpoint in the power dynamics between asylum seekers and the people looking after them.
Australia’s campaign for a seat on the Human Rights Council opened it to further scrutiny of its record on such issues.
Australia's Human Rights Council election provides an ideal opportunity for it to show leadership and commitment on issues such as refugee flows and the death penalty.
Undocumented migrants are among those helping to rebuild the hardest-hit areas of Oaxaca state, where federal aid has been slow to trickle down.
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A brigade of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala have interrupted their trek north to stay in Mexico and support earthquake recovery efforts.
A Nepalese political refugee in Brazil in 2013.
The region has welcomed resettled refugees for a few decades, but it has not always gone smoothly.
A woman from a Rohingya family, in the makeshift provided by a NGO Zakat Foundation of India near Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi.
What effect does India's legal precariousness and lack of institutionalised support have on the ground? Most refugee groups have to rely on themselves.
The UK foreign secretary has been talking up the merits of clearing away bodies to build a new Dubai on the Libyan Med.
The research group included Hazara who opened kebab shops in Adelaide.
Humanitarian refugees face many barriers to becoming entrepreneurs, but research shows they are disproportionately entrepreneurial.
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Hans Eysenck's denial that he was Jewish throws light on the psychological problems faced by refugees who belong to persecuted ethnic groups.
Along the Balkan route, refugees and migrants are still in need of emergency aid.
South Koreans protest against China’s treatment of northern defectors.
Tens of thousands of North Koreans live in China. Their lives are often no better than they were at home.