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October 10, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Africa, DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Women & Children
RI is undertaking an in-depth assessment of the challenges that the humanitarian community is currently facing in keeping Congolese women and girls safe from gender-based violence.
October 06, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Myanmar, Thailand, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security
According to recent newsreports, the 140,000 refugees from Myanmar who are currently exiled in neighboring Thailand are about to go home, whether they like it or not. Refugees International traveled to Myanmar’s Kayin State to test the validity of such assertions, and found the reality to be quite different.
September 30, 2014 | Guest | Tagged as: Syria, Turkey, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Women & Children
“We don’t know the language of rights,” said Abdul, a Syrian father whose brother was killed in a demonstration in Homs. “There were no rights in Syria.”
September 25, 2014 | Daryl Grisgraber | Tagged as: Iraq, Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security, Women & Children
The siege of Amirli, the humanitarian airdrops to Sinjar, and now Western and Arab airstrikes, have kept all eyes on this tumultuous part of the Middle East.
September 18, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Myanmar, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Protection & Security, Statelessness
Since a wave of violence displaced tens of thousands of Rohingya in June 2012, RI has visited Myanmar four times. Now RI is returning to the country to push again for progress.