Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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Victoria set for significant population growth

5 August 20190 comments

The number of households in Victoria will almost double from 2.4 to 4.6 million from but households will be smaller; the overall population will increase from 6.5…

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Refugee’s long journey to safety

5 August 20190 comments

When Celian Kidega fled South Sudan at just 17, he was setting off with his classmates on a long and hazardous journey on foot through jungle, war…

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Syrian, Iraqi refugees feel safe, welcome and happy – survey

26 June 20190 comments

Refugees who have come to Australia as a result of the conflict in Syria and Iraq are overwhelmingly happy, and feel safe and welcome, according to the…

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Qualifications passport for refugee on the way

20 September 20190 comments

UNESCO is leading a push to introduce a globally recognised Qualifications Passport to help displaced people access jobs,...

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EC under fire over anti-migrant job title

16 September 20190 comments

The European Commission has faced a storm of criticism for creating the position of a vice president responsible for...

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Climate change means conflict and migration – UN expert

16 September 20190 comments

Large areas of land across Africa to the Middle East are being left unusable by climate shifts and human pressures...

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Rohingya refugees face communication bans

16 September 20190 comments

Up to a million stateless Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh are facing increasingly precarious...

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