The settlement of Old Fadama has reinvented itself
In cross-sector collaboration, communities and citizens articulate their needs and then partner with governments and NGOs to address these self-identified problems.
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Rocks exposes the realities of social care, where children feel left out of decisions that shape their lives.
A Syrian woman with her children, displaced by the Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria, speaks with a Kurdish worker at the Bardarash camp, north of Mosul, Iraq, in October 2019.
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The COVID-19 pandemic provides parents with an opportunity to consider selecting books that address issues confronting children globally.
Women juggle many responsibilities in their lives. Research reveals the importance for migrant women of taking even brief breaks from their daily routine of home, work or care-giving activities.
New residents learn from and contribute to the character of a city.
People moving to new cities build new connections and develop resources to meet their needs. But the pandemic has cut off access to the spaces and facilities that enable this.
Venezuelans try to enter Colombia at the closed Simon Bolivar international bridge borders crossing, March 16, 2020. Normally, 40,000 Venezuelans come into Colombia every day.
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The coronavirus-related closure of the Colombian border hasn't stopped desperate Venezuelans from entering – but it has made the trip more dangerous.
A migrant covered with a blanket passes in front of dumped garbage outside the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Jan. 21, 2020.
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Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
Maryam Sadat Montajabi, centre left, and her daughter Romina Khaksar, 15, who both moved to Canada from Iran in 2015, wait to have their photo taken with dignitaries after becoming Canadian citizens during a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony, in West Vancouver on July 1, 2019.
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Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
A group of refugees living on the pavement near the Cape Town Central Police Station on the first day of a national coronavirus lockdown, March 27, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa.
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From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
Hungarian police officers check cars at the Nickelsdorf-Hegyeshalom border crossing at the Austro-Hungarian border on 18 March 2020. Hungary’s closure of its land borders following the coronavirus crisis caused massive delays for passengers and carriers – including those seeking entry from other Schengen members.
What parallel can be drawn between the Schengen countries' management of the migrant crisis in 2015 and their response to the current health epidemic?
Migrant workers from Mexico maintain social distancing as they wait to be transported to Québec farms after arriving in April at Trudeau Airport in Montréal.
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The demands of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic will make it increasingly difficult for migrant agricultural workers to meet their basic needs.
The Mória refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece.
The health crisis is pushing governments to try to control the movement of people, but migrants continue to arrive in EU reception centres, which are currently experiencing a crisis of tragic proportions.
It is unclear what happens to these people and their families should they get sick or worse still pass away in the line of duty.
For immigrants like Juana, from El Salvador, migration – not coronavirus – is the main cause of separation from family. Norwalk, Connecticut, March 25, 2020.
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What international families can teach the rest of us about sustaining long-distance relationships.
Undocumented migrants climb on a train known as ‘La Bestia’ in Las Patronas town, Veracruz state, Mexico, Aug. 9, 2018, to travel through Mexico and reach the U.S.
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The US may be in sight from the border towns of Sonora, Mexico, but the trip is far from over. Cartels control the desert territory that divides the two countries – and no one gets through for free.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
Greek police clash with migrants at the border with Turkey in Kastanies.
The Aegean has long been a place of overlapping migration. Now it is facing a new crisis.
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The passing of music giant Joseph Shabalala rests heavy on South African hearts - he told the story of black migrants within the apartheid system in a way no-one else did - and achieved global fame.
A Congolese family approaches the unofficial border crossing with Canada while walking down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., in August 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Charles Krupa.
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Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
Migrant sitting alone in a playground.
Migrants benefit from attachment experiences that help them form a sense of belonging, build resilience and negotiate their quality of life.