world refugee day
This World Refugee Day, the protection of vulnerable people who are urgently seeking a place of safety is more important
Like any other group of people, refugees are a resource, a basket of abilities and talents which, if harnessed and integrated appropriately, will be an asset wherever they settle
Majid Adin was forced to flee his hometown in Iran two years ago after facing persecution.
I Fled Violence In Kenya, Beat Cancer And Survived Modern Slavery - But I Refuse To See Myself As A Victim
I am no hero - I prefer to call myself a survivor of hard circumstance
The number of displaced people around the world reached a record high of 68.5 million last year, according to a new report by the U.N. Refugee Agency.
The phrase 'refugee crisis' may no longer be in the headlines but worldwide forced displacement is at a record high
Foreigners have never been very popular in Britain, but I remember like shining beacons the individual acts of kindness which illuminated my childhood
In total, almost 900,000 South Sudanese refugees are now living in Uganda. Half a million are children. It is, the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world. Uganda is far from a wealthy country, yet they have opened up their borders to a massive influx of people fleeing conflict.
Today is World Refugee Day. A poignant moment for us to reflect as the world grapples with the largest displacement of people since the Second World War.
As we collectively navigate this crisis we must consider the cost of failing to act. Essa, Danika, and Maria are living proof of how our society benefits when refugees have the opportunity to learn, to work, and to give. Acting on behalf of refugees is not merely altruistic. In Danika's words, "By saving refugees, we are saving ourselves, our future, our morality, and our civilization."