Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Courage and resilience revealed in a smile

20 January 20170 comments

They say a smile is the light in the window of your soul. For Karen refugee Eh Hta Dah Shee, his beaming face belies a lifetime of struggle, deprivation and hardship.

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Rising above violence and racism

19 December 20162 comments

If Indian migrant Sravan Threerthala had turned his back on Australia after a drug-affected teenage thug plunged a large screwdriver through his temple in an unprovoked attack in 2009, no one would have blamed him.

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Canada’s refugee policy – reality versus rhetoric

15 December 20161 comment

A year ago Canada was hailed as a humanitarian exemplar for opening its doors to tens of thousands of Syrian refugees, but Canadians are learning  that was just the easy part.

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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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Latest Articles

Opinion: Life in a ‘post-truth’ world

12 December 20160 comments

Pundits and prognosticators across the globe are now talking about the notion that we’re living in a “post truth”...

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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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