Migration, Refugees, and Asylees

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Migration, Refugees, and Asylees


Resources about migration, immigration, refugees, asylees.

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Assista seeks to enhance the security, independence, and full participation in society of immigrant and refugee survivors of gender-based violence by promoting integrated holistic approaches and educating those whose actions and attitudes affect…

Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE)
Helps women seeking asylum to rebuild their lives and their spirits. Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE) provides transitional housing, companionship and community to asylum seekers by offering a safe and nurturing home, opportunities to connect within the…

Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World
The first report of its kind to examine the social and economic determinants of internal migration for adolescent girls in developing countries, and to identify the links between migration, risk, and opportunity. The authors explore a wide range of…

Indo-Canadian Women's Association (ICWA)
ICWA is amongst the few organizations in Edmonton, Canada advocating for the protection of the rights of immigrant women, men and youth alike. Through settlement assistance, skill building community activities and adult education we try to ensure…

Kampala: Supporting Refugee Women Engaged in Sex Work through the Peer Education Model & Bringing Mobile Health Clinics to Refugee Neighborhoods: Interventions for Strengthening GBV Prevention and Response for Urban Refugees
In Kampala, the WRC partnered with Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU), an organization that provides integrated SRH and GBV services to Ugandans, including Ugandan sex workers. The goal was to expand their services to be inclusive of refugee women.…

Know Your Rights: Information on Seeking Asylum (for LGBT or HIV positive)
A guide for those seeking asylum because of being LGBTQ or due to HIV status..

Mean Streets: Identifying and Responding to Urban Refugees' Risks of Gender-Based Violence
An analysis of the unique protection challenges and opportunities afforded by urban settings, including the risks specific to different groups.

Rainbow Response: A Practical Guide to Resettling LGBT Refugees and Asylees
Guide to working with LGBT refugees and asylees.

Rainbow Retrospective: Reflecting on Best Practices
A guide for practitioners of best practices to assist asylum seekers who identify as LGBT or HIV-positive.

Rainbow Welcome Initiative
Established to support the resettlement of LGBT refugees and asylees.
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