Central American women and children, who are victims of domestic violence, child abuse, extreme poverty, state neglect, and terrorization in their home countries flee for their lives to their northern neighbor daily.
The news last month that Kenya would be closing the world’s largest refugee camp, Dadaab, and repatriating its 350,000 residents by November prompted two reactions – complete shock or dismissal.
Congolese women refugees are creating a vibrant bitenge market in Uganda and give back to their new homeland.
The needs of one community within the refugee community, in particular, demonstrates the inadequacy of a cookie-cutter approach to the asylum process.
According to official statistics, there are currently 42,000 asylum seekers in the country-more than 30,000 of whom are Eritrean.
Argentina has seen the pattern of migration change in recent years. Among the current wave of newcomers are women who come seeking a better life than they have in their home countries.