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How Stories of Central American Climate Displacement Were Buried Under a Border Crisis

“I’m doing this for my children.” That’s what Martha from Colón, Honduras, said to a reporter in November 2018.

August 13, 2020
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Ending Child Rape in Sierra Leone

Last month, a five-year-old girl in Sierra Leone died after being brutally raped. Why has this happened yet again, and…

July 6, 2020
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Every Action Counts: How NGOs are Supporting Myanmar’s Displaced—Part 2

Part 1 of this blog can be found HERE. In March, I sat down with Katie…

June 18, 2020
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Every Action Counts: How NGOs are Supporting Myanmar’s Displaced—Part 1

Home to the world’s longest ongoing internal armed conflict, Myanmar is a country mired by political strife, inequality, and violence. Its people…

June 18, 2020
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The Venezuela displacement crisis

“We can’t eat there. We can’t eat here. I don’t know what to do anymore.” As of November 2019,…

December 19, 2019
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International Day of Democracy

“Democracy is under attack!” Over the last few years, this alarm has grown louder and more frequent, but for a…

September 13, 2019
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Behind the Rhetoric, Children are Suffering

The photo of Oscar Ramirez and his daughter Valeria, lying face down dead on the bank of the Rio Grande…

July 24, 2019
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It’s Time to Break the Deadly Link Between Conflict and Hunger

Conflict is now the leading cause of acute hunger worldwide. Approximately 49 million people facing acute hunger live in…

May 31, 2019
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A Wrong Inflicted: Mass Starvation in the 21st Century

Alex de Waal writes that modern famines do not occur by chance, but are rather the consequence of deliberate acts committed by political-military elites in pursuit of their strategic objectives.

May 3, 2019
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Fear of Deportation Exacts Toll on Children’s Mental Health

The mental health of young people is a growing concern for U.S. society as a whole, but But for undocumented youths or young citizens with undocumented relatives, the emotional or mental issues they grapple with are a multifaceted ordeal.

May 21, 2018