Ghana - Internal migration is prevalent in Ghana, where young girls from the rural north move to the urban city markets of Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi in the south.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is an umbrella term for any harmful act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and that is based on gender differences.
- Die Welt reported comments by IOM DG William Lacy Swing expressing his admiration for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “visionary and courageous decision” to open Germany's doors to refugees and migrants.
On face value, the Carteret Islands are a little piece of paradise in the Pacific. Located 86km north-east of Buka, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the atoll is home to a scattering of five picturesque islands and some of the clearest ocean water I have ever come across.
However, dig a little deeper and spend just a few minutes on any of these five, low-lying islands, and the impact of climate change and rising sea levels is evident to even the untrained eye.