Bangladesh – As the first female driver in the IOM Mission in Bangladesh, Masuma Shemu has paved the way for other women to break into male dominated professions and help strike down gender discrimination in the work place.
Consultant Tanya Odom answers questions about our unconscious biases.
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.