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/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girl-refugees-bangladesh_enSafe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh

Safe spaces for women and girl refugees in Bangladesh
11/01/2019
Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are home to nearly one million people; 80 percent of the refugees are women and children. They survived horrific violence in Myanmar and they still face risks such as abuse, child marriage, and violence in the...

/echo/file/reyhab-volunteer-midwife-helping-syrian-mothers-jordan_enReyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan

Reyhab: a volunteer midwife helping Syrian mothers in Jordan
08/01/2019
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/basmah-midwife-who-also-mother-or-sister-syrian-women-jordan_enBasmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan

Basmah: the midwife who is also “mother or sister” to Syrian women in Jordan
20/12/2018
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/safe-spaces-women-and-girls-rohingya-refugee-camps_enSafe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps

Safe Spaces for Women and Girls in Rohingya Refugee Camps
19/12/2018
Afruza Sultana is a Bangladeshi aid worker in Cox’s Bazar where she manages an EU-supported Safe Space for Women and Girls. Every day, Afruza and her team address challenges faced by women and girls in the camps. “We do outreach work to understand...

/echo/file/giving-syrian-refugee-children-chance-realise-their-dreams_enGiving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams

Giving Syrian refugee children a chance to realise their dreams
14/12/2018
Aya is 16 years old. Having escaped the sound of bombs and gunfire in Syria, she has been in Turkey for almost six years. Aya was determined to finish her studies so took Turkish language classes. She hopes to become a doctor one day so that she can...

/echo/file/rasha-syrian-mother-who-gave-birth-safely-thanks-eu-funded-healthcare_enRasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare

Rasha: the Syrian mother who gave birth safely thanks to EU funded healthcare
07/12/2018
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner, is the main medical provider in Azraq, a Jordanian camp sheltering close to 40 000 Syrian refugees...

/echo/file/stop-rape-war_enStop rape in war!

Stop rape in war!
05/12/2018
#OrangeTheWorld – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign aimed to prevent and end violence against women and girls around the world. This year, under the EU's leadership of the Call to Action on...

/echo/file/making-difference-children-rohingya-refugee-camps_enMaking a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps

Making a difference for children in Rohingya refugee camps
03/12/2018
Noor is not just any girl, she is one of 700 000 Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar. Young girls are particularly vulnerable in the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, at risk of abuse, trafficking and early marriage. In partnership...

/echo/file/accurate-weather-forecasting-nomadic-mongolian-herders_enAccurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders

Accurate weather forecasting for nomadic Mongolian herders
14/11/2018
Dzud is a Mongolian term for an extreme weather phenomenon characterised by a very harsh winter. During a dzud, livestock are unable to graze and have to rely on food stocks. In the past, a dzud occurred once or twice in a decade. Today, climatic...

/echo/file/venezuelans-road-better-future_enVenezuelans on the road for a better future

Venezuelans on the road for a better future
07/11/2018
Once South America’s richest nation sitting on the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s deepening economic collapse is sending millions on the roads. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans leave their country in search of food and healthcare, in...

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