Iraq – Almost 3.1 million displaced Iraqis are searching for safety inside their own country. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is at the forefront of the humanitarian response in Iraq. IOM piloted its first gender assessment across the country in 2015 in order to analyze the differing needs and concerns of women, men, boys and girls in camp and camp-like settings following the onset of the Iraq crisis in 2014.
Karen Rivas, 29, was born in Chocó, a department in northwest Colombia which was most affected by the armed conflict.
St Patrick was Migrant. More than that, Ireland’s patron saint, whose feast day is celebrated across the world today was a victim of trafficking, kidnapped from France and brought to Ireland as a slave, where he tended sheep on a lonely mountain.
Myanmar – On International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2017 it is important to recognize women who make significant contributions to their communities.
Thailand - Becoming a migrant is an increasingly common life and professional choice for women in Asia, writes Dr. Nenette Motus, IOM’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.