UN Women Stories | Malian women find new life after war

The 2012 invasion of northern Mali by rebel and Islamist groups displaced over 500 000 people, a majority of them women and children. Watch the story of 2 displaced women who give new direction to their lives with the help of UN Women grants. Khadija brews and sells hibiscus tea in Mopti market, while Aguechatou is a taylor who makes colorful women’s clothes. UN Women has implemented a number of projects promoting women’s empowerment and socio-economic reintegration in humanitarian and post-conflict settings. See more: Video produced by: whattookyousolong.org

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Which photo makes you stop? | Oxfam GB

The world is in the middle of the most serious refugee crisis since the Second World War. Now is the time to Stand as One: po.st/sao When photojournalist Sam Tarling moved to Beirut seven years ago, Syria was a place to visit for a weekend. It was impossible then to think that a few years later he would be working in deserted cities and informal settlements, documenting the lives of some of the estimated two million Syrians who have fled from the war in their country. He has covered the story almost eighty times since 2011, taking well over fifty thousand photos. Here are a few of them, along with his thoughts about the conflict and his work.

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — May 27, 2016

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Generous Greek grandmother opens her home to Syrians – BBC News

An 82-year-old grandmother in Idomeni has opened her home to some of those fleeing violence to try and reach Europe. Subscribe to BBC News HERE Check out our website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram:

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Refugee Crisis In Numbers: How it got so bad – BBC News

The international humanitarian system that deals with refugees is so ‘broken’ that the UN has called a summit to address it. But how did things get so bad? An explainer in numbers – featuring This Week’s World presenter Emily Maitlis. Please subscribe HERE Islamic State’s ‘Most Wanted’ https:// World In Pictures https:// Big Hitters https:// Just Good News https://

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How Do We Tackle The Root Causes of Displacement?

How can we help people remain at home? How can we help them get back home? How do we help them if they cannot go home? “Our world today is at a crossroads,” the head of the UN Refugee Agency António Guterres said at the opening of the two-day forum entitled “Understanding and addressing root causes of displacement.” “From a humanitarian perspective, this juncture is defined by two ‘mega-problems’ in an environment of global insecurity: a seemingly uncontrollable multiplication of violent conflicts in an environment of global insecurity, and the pervasive and growing effects of natural hazards and climate change that are already shaping our present and will shape our future even more,” he added. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who steps down at the end of December after 10 years

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A children’s crisis they did not create | UNICEF

The plight of these children is neither by their choice nor within their control. They need protection. They have a right to protection. Music by Richard Schrieber courtesy of Fairsplit Music Get the latest on our work on the child refugee and migrant crisis in Europe: Support UNICEF: Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICE

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If I were a world leader: Refugee crisis | UNICEF

What would you do about the refugee crisis if you were in charge? The refugee and migrant crisis in Europe is a children’s crisis – so we asked some young people what they would do if they were world leaders. ____________________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: Facebook: https:// Twitter: https://twit

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What happens at a transit camp for refugees in Europe? | UNICEF

As displaced children and their families make their way to Europe, UNICEF staff and volunteers are at the borders of key transit points providing critical support. Social Protection Specialist Aleksander Lazovski explains what happens when young refugee and migrant children and families arrive at interim camps on the border of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Find out more about our work on the migrant/refugee crisis in Europe : ________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to

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I Hear You – Margot Robbie Tells the Story of a Syrian Law Student

The ‘I Hear You’ project is video series that highlights the real life, word-for-word stories of refugees from around the world. The actors are speaking and interpreting the words of refugees who have fled danger and are unable to tell their stories publicly due to threats to their security. In this film, actress Margot Robbie gives voice to a young student who fled Syria. Find out more about about the refugee crisis and please support Oxfam’s work at:

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