Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Global youth development – a long haul

17 November 20160 comments

A new snapshot of global youth and their social and economic circumstances has painted a picture of slow improvement and large gaps between wealthy and poor nations.

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EXCLUSIVE: Bombs, threats, executions – life under ISIS

17 November 20161 comment

A Melbourne refugee family recently resettled here from Syria have told of the horror, barbarism and fear that became everyday life in an area controlled by ISIS extremists.

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Changing the lives of refugee women in Indonesia

17 November 20162 comments

Going beyond the fabric, a not-for-profit social enterprise is making a difference to the lives of refugee women living in Indonesia.

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Newly arrived workers face exploitation – report

17 November 20160 comments

The exploitation of migrant and refugee workers in Melbourne’s west is widespread and systemic, according to a new report.

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Melbourne’s secret history of cultural diversity

14 November 20160 comments

If you think, as most people do, that Melbourne’s vibrant brand of multiculturalism began in the 1950s with the arrival of Italian and Greek migrants fleeing post-war austerity in Europe – you’d be wrong.

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Sewing enterprise knitting a community together

18 October 20162 comments

A group of Karen Burmese refugee women at Nhill in western Victoria have opened a social enterprise business in the town’s main street selling home wares and fabric products.

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Latest Articles

New website helping refugees enter Germany’s workforce

9 December 20160 comments

An innovative new Berlin-based website is helping to integrate the flood of migrants into Germany’s workforce with a...

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Refugees get backing for business start-ups

9 December 20160 comments

A new initiative is promising to give refugees a leg up into to the world of small business. The scheme,...

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Young refugee following his dreams

9 December 20160 comments

Iraqi refugee Mustafa Alsaffar’s 26 years on earth have coincided with the most turbulent and tragic period in his...

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Understanding the UK immigration debate

5 December 20160 comments

Immigration control has been at the top of the British Government’s priorities but new data shows they have failed to...

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