#refugees

  • Article: 10 Movies at TIFF 2019 That Were Practically Made for Global Citizens

    10 Movies at TIFF 2019 That Were Practically Made for Global Citizens

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 4, 2019

    From films about health to gender equality to the environment, TIFF19 has a lot to offer. Read more

  • Article: A Refugee in Mandatory Detention Just Won Australia's Most Distinguished Literary Award

    A Refugee in Mandatory Detention Just Won Australia's Most Distinguished Literary Award

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 4, 2019

    The Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker has won a total of $125,000 AUD. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Allows Nearly 1 Million Refugees to Leave Camps and Work

    Ethiopia Allows Nearly 1 Million Refugees to Leave Camps and Work

    Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Refugees can now register births, marriages and deaths, and have access to financial services. Read more

  • Article: Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City

    Hunger and Conflict Have Turned Mogadishu Into Africa's Most Crowded City

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    Over 2 million people live in Mogadishu, making it the world’s second most densely populated city. Read more

  • Article: Adorable Video of Refugee Kids Seeing Snow for the First Time Sends a Crucial Message

    Adorable Video of Refugee Kids Seeing Snow for the First Time Sends a Crucial Message

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 13, 2018

    Pure joy — and an important point. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Apologized for Canada Turning Away 900 Jewish Refugees in 1939

    Justin Trudeau Apologized for Canada Turning Away 900 Jewish Refugees in 1939

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 8, 2018

    They were denied entry by Cuba, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Panama, and the US too. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Joins Fight for Venezuelan Refugees

    Angelina Jolie Joins Fight for Venezuelan Refugees

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 24, 2018

    At least 1.9 million people have left Venezuela since 2015. Read more

  • Article: Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law

    Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law

    Oct. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Under a law, expected to come into force in January, Sweden will invalidate all underage marriages. Read more