One of the main concerns expressed by the parents of the roughly 1,400 migrant children under IOM care across Indonesia is that they are missing out on their education because generally they are not allowed to attend mainstream national schools.
Itayi Viriri's blog
The international community is faced with a tragic and challenging situation. Raging conflicts, natural disasters, environmental degradation, and blatantly unequal sharing of resources have put tens of millions of people on the move.
Although the greatest numbers of stateless persons are not necessarily within the migrant population, particularly in Europe, with 244 million people migrating today – and that number even expected to increase in the future - it is certainly worth exploring further the nexus between migration and statelessness.
When Gwen* approached a job-placement agency in Nairobi, Kenya, she was promised a job in a hotel in Dubai. Instead she ended up in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).
In 2015, significant migrant and refugee movements in the Horn of Africa placed strain on governments and humanitarian actors in the region.