Imagine that you are a female judge in Afghanistan at this very moment: having gone from being in the epicenter of justice just a few months ago to a basement hideaway trying not to breathe too loudly. You are now hunted by the Taliban, by the murderers you convicted (and whom the Taliban released) as […]
Peace Magazine‘s Metta Spencer spoke with Lloyd Axworthy about his role as chair of the World Refugee & Migration Council. The following is an excerpt. METTA SPENCER: Did I read that there are 80 million people who’ve had to flee? LLOYD AXWORTHY: Actually, the latest numbers are 82 million. That’s the UN count, not including […]
Virtual Panel Discussion: 8 September 2021, 09:00-10:15 EDT The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is driving Afghans to seek safety outside of their country. But with more than 20 million refugees already registered globally with the UN Refugee Agency — and only a small fraction of resettlement needs being met each year — new pathways to protect and resettle Afghans […]
To celebrate International Women’s Day, join GIRWL co-founders on March 10 to talk about one year of refugee women-led achievements.