Fatemeh Jafari & the Lamp Lifeboat Ladder Program

At 24, Fatemeh fled a forced marriage and a threatened “honor killing.” In 2022, Fatemeh escaped with her 14-year-old brother, Ali. They were able to relocate to Canada through the Life Lampboat Ladder program. For over two decades, Reed Smith has represented hundreds of survivors of sexual and gender-based violence trapped on dangerous migration routes. […]

Lloyd Axworthy discusses the impacts of climate change on human mobility.

COP26, Climate Change and Migration

World Refugee & Migration Council members followed the discussions at the 2021 Glasgow United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) closely. In particular, they were looking to see how conversations and commitments could lead to future efforts toward climate change adaption and a recognition that migration can be part of those efforts. Here’s what they said. […]