News Headlines : Refugee Women

WORLD LEADERS ACCUSED OF SHAMEFUL FAILURE OVER REFUGEE CRISIS


Almost 4 million people displaced from Syria have registered with the UN high commissioner for refugees... READ MORE

15th June, 2015 2892

NUMBER OF REFUGEES FORCED TO FLEE CONFLICT HITS A RECORD 59.5 MILLION


Around 42,500 men, women and children became refugees, asylum seekers or were displaced every day last year, a study by the United Nations agency UNHCR found... READ MORE

18th June, 2015 255

GRANDMOTHERS 'STAND UP' AGAINST DETENTION OF REFUGEE CHILDREN


Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children co-chairwoman Clare Forbes said they were all women of courage ... READ MORE

21st June, 2015 116

Recent News Headlines : Refugee Women

ROHINGYA REFUGEES ACCUSE MYANMAR ARMY OF RAPE


Rohingya refugees who have escaped a military crackdown in Myanmar are accusing the army of raping women and girls... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 7938

AFGHAN EX-REFUGEE SHAESTA WAIZ ON ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO FLIGHT


After leaving Afghanistan she will fly on through Asia and Australia before crossing the US back to Florida... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1707

ABANDONED AND ABUSED: THE FORGOTTEN SYRIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN ON A GREEK DETENTION ISLAND


Alex Green, of Help Refugees, agreed that, even as the need deepens, the world appeared to be turning its back on the Chios refugees... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 18348

REFUGEE STORIES BROUGHT TO LIFE IN 'QUEENS OF SYRIA'


The Trojan Women' is a play about war, it's about refugees... READ MORE

2nd August, 2016 2

REFUGEE STORIES BROUGHT TO LIFE IN 'QUEENS OF SYRIA'


The Trojan Women' is a play about war, it's about refugees... READ MORE

22nd July, 2016 6

13-YEAR-OLD GIRL 'MADE UP REFUGEE SEX ATTACK'


Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees... READ MORE

5th July, 2016 158

PROTESTS GROW AS GREECE MOVES REFUGEES TO DERELICT WAREHOUSES 'NOT FIT FOR ANIMALS'


Around 3,000 refugees were last week transported to the sites after a vast makeshift camp at Idomeni, near Greece's border with Macedonia, was finally cleared by police... READ MORE

28th May, 2016 551

BIRTH RATE SOARS IN JORDAN REFUGEE CAMP AS HUSBANDS DISCOURAGE WIVES FROM USING CONTRACEPTION


Originally from Hama in Syria, Kawatr came to Jordan three years ago, and gave birth to her youngest child, Taybeh, here... READ MORE

13th March, 2016 103

'THESE PEOPLE ARE YOU AND ME'


Vitsas said the government hoped to convince refugees to accept the transfers to reception centres, with 400 having moved to facilities in northern Greece on Friday... READ MORE

13th March, 2016 1076

CALAIS JUNGLE REFUGEES HAVE SEWN THEIR MOUTHS SHUT IN PROTEST AT THE CAMP CLEARANCE


Calais Jungle refugees have sewn their mouths shut in protest at the camp clearance... READ MORE

5th March, 2016 20

GREECE'S REFUGEE CRISIS: PM SAYS COUNTRY IS OVERWHELMED


Europe is on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis, the UN refugee agency's spokesman, Adrian Edwards, said... READ MORE

1st March, 2016 100

STREAM OF REFUGEES FALTERS AS EUROPE MULLS CLOSING BORDERS


Idomeni, Greece It's 2pm and the gateway to Europe is shut... READ MORE

14th February, 2016 32

ACTIVIST ARTIST POSES AS DROWNED SYRIAN BOY AS EMPATHY OVER REFUGEES' PLIGHT EBBS


Five months ago, a 3-year-old Syrian boy's corpse on a Turkish beach galvanized public action for refugees. Now, strikingly similar images are generating l... READ MORE

2nd February, 2016 2

AEGEAN SEA REFUGEE CROSSINGS RISE 35 FOLD YEAR-ON-YEAR IN JANUARY


A record 1.1 million refugees and migrants arrived in Germany last year... READ MORE

30th January, 2016 178

FIGHTING IN MOZAMBIQUE PROMPTS REFUGEE FLIGHT TO MALAWI


Chisamile said his government was considering reopening the Luwani refugee camp, in southern Malawi, which previously housed refugees from Mozambique's civil war between 1977 and 1992... READ MORE

22nd January, 2016 128

CRIME SPREE SEES SHIFT IN GERMANY'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS REFUGEES


Last October, police and women's rights groups in Germany were accusing authorities of playing down reports of harassment, sexual assault and rape at refugee shelters... READ MORE

17th January, 2016 57

CANADA WILL TAKE EXTRA TIME BRINGING IN SYRIAN REFUGEES IN ORDER TO 'DO IT RIGHT'


The refugees will be identified and processed overseas by the UNHCR and Canadian officials in Jordan and Lebanon... READ MORE

25th November, 2015 109

THE PLIGHT OF REFUGEES IS THE CRISIS OF OUR TIMES


Since 2014 alone, Migrant Offshore Aid Station has pulled 12,000 refugees to safety from rickety boats in the Mediterranean Sea... READ MORE

25th November, 2015 1419

CANADA TO TURN AWAY SINGLE MEN AS PART OF SYRIAN REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PLAN


Faisal Alazem, of the Syrian Canadian Council, a non-profit group in talks with the government to sponsor refugees, told Radio-Canada of the plans It's a compromise... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 560

CANADA'S SYRIAN REFUGEE PLAN LIMITED TO WOMEN, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES


Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has expressed concern over the federal government's plans to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by year's end... READ MORE

23rd November, 2015 9080

SHELTER FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO


State Department Shelter for Syrian refugees is the right thing to do... READ MORE

17th November, 2015 738

CALAIS REFUGEE CAMP CONDITIONS DIABOLICAL, SAYS REPORT


Internationally agreed standards for the provision of aid and protection in refugee situations are nowhere to be found in Calais... READ MORE

2nd October, 2015 1414

THE FAKE REFUGEE IMAGES THAT ARE BEING USED TO DISTORT PUBLIC OPINION ON ASYLUM SEEKERS


Another meme shared by an anti-immigration group in Croatia claims to show another Islamist arriving in Europe... READ MORE

17th September, 2015 2061

FOUR WAYS EUROPE IS TREATING REFUGEES LIKE CONVICTED CRIMINALS


The European Union yesterday threatened at least 10 nations with legal action for failing to properly apply the law, including on fingerprinting... READ MORE

2nd September, 2015 273


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