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“Let us open our hearts to refugees, let us learn from their courageous resilience.” Pope Francis said to the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square on June 20th, 2021, where he spoke in solidarity and prayer for the thousands of people in Myanmar experiencing violence and displacement.
Elizabeth and the other children had a wonderful time playing together and eating together. Though some kids continued playing after food, she started tidying the place and made sure no trash was left uncleaned making her playground clean and tidy.
n this poem, a young refugee shares the joys of her past, the sorrows of her present, and the uncertainty of her future – a testimony of the suffering and resilience of all the women of Afghanistan.
The Jesuit Refugee Service continues to stand in solidarity with the Afghan people as they face emergency and suffering in their country.
Bearing the weight of violence, separation and assault perpetuated during the Sri Lankan civil war, the Sri Lankan Tamil refugee women arrived in India where they were again caught in the unsettling life in Tamil Nadu camps.
Born in Bamiyan province of Afghanistan Tor Pekai (18 years) was deprived of peaceful and positive environment and opportunities that are instrumental to a child’s development.
The distressed displaced population of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh has approximately 67 percent of women who are disproportionately affected by pre-existing, persistent gender injustice, gender-based violence and abuse.
The fire raged through four camps in the Cox’s Bazar, worlds’ largest refugee camp on 22 March is subsiding and the lose of lives and damage to property is emerging.
The priority of JRS Tamil Nadu during the different phases of the COVID- 19 emergency was to ensure continuous access to education of refugee children which was achieved through the Complementary Education programme