On paper, refugees on Kenyan soil have the full protection of local and international laws and regulations. But much more needs to be done on the ground to bring them in from the fringes of society.
A cutting edge new research project is developing Lego-like bricks made from biomaterials to replace bone fragments in shattered limbs.
It's the simple, everyday encounters and experiences – a friendly wave, a helping hand – that refugees say makes them feel part of the Australian community.
Many of us would probably like to watch some professional sports right now. But wouldn't we rather Canada live up to its international legal responsibilities to respect the rights of asylum-seekers?
Online higher education can be a great lever for social change in refugee camps.
The coronavirus-related closure of the Colombian border hasn't stopped desperate Venezuelans from entering – but it has made the trip more dangerous.
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.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
Immigrants and other newcomers to Canada are worried about maintaining their relationships and staying afloat, and need government consideration and support.
Displaced people are particularly at risk from zoonotic diseases transmitted between animals and humans.
While there is great potential for online higher education to reach many people, caution needs to be paid if online education is to live up to the hype.
After World War II ended in Europe, millions of ethnic Germans faced an uncertain future. The political repercussions of their expulsion continue even today.
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.
Refugee-led organisations in camps and cities in Uganda are at the frontline of the response to COVID-19 response.
COVID-19 is spreading quickly in Bangladesh. An outbreak in the refugee camps that house some 1 million Rohingya Muslims in cramped, unsanitary quarters would be calamitous.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a global problem and solutions must also be found for the most vulnerable populations.
The use of hotels as alternative sites for detention is a worrying trend, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today's grandmothers spent their university years protesting. A former Australian Human Rights Commission president tells her sister grandmothers they have nothing to lose by continuing the fight.
The survival resource of the world’s most vulnerable people – their social networks – may become compromised
Canada has closed its borders to asylum-seekers and non-citizens because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar emergency measures over the years should teach us that now is not the time for nationalism.