• Refugees

    Devastated by Earthquake, Nepali Women Find Kinship in Knitting Circles

    by  • June 27, 2016 • Asia, Refugees, Women's Issues • 

    2 knitters in Nepal camp

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyLAPRAK, Nepal — Clouds roll in like smoke, blanketing the hillside. Gupsi Pakha, the largest camp in Gorkha district...

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    Fleeing Violence, Syrian Women Try to Cope in Turkey and Lebanon

    by  • April 6, 2016 • Gender-Based Violence, Human Rights, Middle East, Refugees, Syria, Women's Issues • 

    You Are Not Alone JOHANNA HIGGS

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyGAZIANTEP, Turkey — Amima and Fatima Jebari are Syrian sisters who fled last year to the southern Turkish city...

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    In UN Refugee Camps, Sports Soothe Trauma for Children

    by  • January 27, 2016 • Education, Gender-Based Violence, Health and Population, Refugees • 

    Somali Refugees in Kenya

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously“Sport is the only area of human existence that has achieved universal law,” said Thomas Bach, the president of...

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    For Female Syrian Refugees Settling Into New Jersey, a Quiet Struggle

    by  • December 16, 2015 • Middle East, Migration, Refugees, Women's Issues • 

    Syrian refugees

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslySOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — For some Syrian refugees, “home” is no longer the plains of war-torn Syria but the...

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    At Vienna Talks on Syria’s Future, the UN Finds Several Roles to Play

    by  • November 15, 2015 • Middle East, Peace and Security, Refugees, Security Council, Terrorism • 

    At the Nov. 14 talks on Syria at the Grand Hotel in Vienna, from left: John Kerry, US secretary of state; Staffan de Mistura, UN special envoy for Syria; Sergey Lavrov, Russian foreign minister. US STATE DEPT.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations has wedged its way into playing a monitoring role in a possible cease-fire in Syria and...

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    In New York State, a City Willing to Settle Refugees the Right Way

    by  • October 20, 2015 • Migration, Refugees, Women's Issues • 17 Comments

    In Buffalo

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBUFFALO — Inside this city’s West Side Bazaar, a business development incubator set up to assist refugees and immigrants...

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    More Refugees Destined for Europe, Further Testing Its Ability to Respond

    by  • October 4, 2015 • Middle East, Migration, Refugees • 1 Comment

    Syrian refugees on the island of Kos, Greece, September 2015. NATALIA TSOUKALA/CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWith an astounding 12 million people in Syria displaced from their homes in a population that numbered about 23...

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    Europe Pushes Ahead for More Aid to Syrians and to Disrupt Human Smuggling

    by  • September 29, 2015 • Human Trafficking, Libya, Middle East, Refugees • 

    EUNAVFOR rescue

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslySeizing a chance to respond more coherently to the deadly situation in Syria, the European Union and Jordan are...

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    A UN Envoy Tries Something New in Syria

    by  • September 27, 2015 • Middle East, Refugees • 

    Syrians walking along the Serbian-Croatian border amid the influx of 2015. FRANCESCO MALAVOLTA/IOM

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyFour working groups formed to dissect and discuss the Syrian crisis in concrete terms are being set up by...

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    Desperate Escape: Why Syrian and Other Refugees Are Rushing to Europe

    by  • September 18, 2015 • Middle East, Migration, Refugees, UN Agencies • 

    Syria

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAs a relentless remake of the Middle East and North Africa has been taking place, mass displacements of populations...

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