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UN Women Executive Director visits Tanzania, calls for investment in women and girls

UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous conducted a four-day mission in Tanzania, where she met with government officials, civil society groups, and partners, to strengthen partnerships, ignite public discourse towards Generation Equality and galvanize action for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country.   One year ago, on 6 October 2021, Sima Bahous took […]

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IOM Yemen Quarterly Migration Overview (July – September 2022)

In Yemen, where millions continue to grapple with one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, migrants remain among the most vulnerable persons in the country. From July to September 2022, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix recorded over 15,700 migrants arriving to the shores of Yemen, bringing the total arrivals to more than 42,000 thus far in […]

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Immigration Stories Capturing the Headlines

Canadian High Court Weighs Immigration Agreement With US   Canada’s highest court is deliberating whether to overturn a nearly 20-year-old immigration agreement with the United States on the grounds that asylum-seekers cannot safely be returned to Canada’s southern neighbor. The story by Craig McCulloch and VOA’s immigration reporter Aline Barros.   Venezuelan Migrants in Mexico […]