Cash for Work
NEWS | 20 September 2018

"Les travaux communautaires me permettent de m’intégrer davantage dans ma communauté et de mieux prendre en charge ma famille"

Le Projet multisectoriel intégré de résilience des ménages pauvres et très pauvres face à l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle dans les provinces septentrionales de la Boucle du Mouhoun (PROMIRIAN) est mis en œuvre par un consortium d’ONG dont Save the Children. Il s’inscrit dans le cadre des actions financées par l’Union...

EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: new web portal goes live
NEWS | 18 September 2018

EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: new web portal goes live

“For now, I am happy here doing the work I’m doing. I feel at home. What they did for me, I want to do for others.” 

Hadiza is a former victim of human trafficking. She is one of the many Nigerian women and girls who embark on the perilous...

NEWS | 17 September 2018

Uganda: Lenia breaks stereotypes in bricklaying training, inspiring both women and men

“When I graduate, the first thing I am going to do is build a house for my parents” says 22 year old Lenia. Working among a group of boys, all dressed in overalls and helmets, she does, at first, not stand out. She is fitting mortar, a mixture of sand...

NEWS | 17 September 2018

IOM training for trainers in the Horn of Africa: teaching health professionals to better identify and aid victims of human trafficking

A young woman enters a local health clinic; her hands filled with blisters. She is accompanied by what, at first sight, seems to be a caring family member who will not leave her out of sight. While this could be an everyday situation, there is more to it than meets...

Revitalising The Gambia’s tourism industry with a new outlook
NEWS | 14 September 2018

Revitalising The Gambia’s tourism industry with a new outlook

RFI recently dedicated a series of articles on the work carried by the EUTF and ITC in the Gambia with the YEP programme. Here is an extract of the second reportage. 


Classes are underway at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute - eager students gather at ironing boards...

A Diffa, la cohabitation pacifique des personnes déplacées et des communautés hôtes s'organise
NEWS | 14 September 2018

A Diffa, la cohabitation pacifique des personnes déplacées et des communautés hôtes s'organise

Le Niger a accepté d’ouvrir ses portes dès le début de la crise au Mali, en 2012, puis a accueilli à la fois les Nigériens qui rentraient au pays et les réfugiés du Nigéria, qui fuyaient les exactions des forces de Boko Haram dans le nord-est du Nigéria, depuis 2013. ...

Mohamed, de l’Enfer à l’Espoir
NEWS | 14 September 2018

Mohamed, de l’Enfer à l’Espoir

« J’ai de l’espoir en l’avenir. » 

« Aujourd’hui, j’ai commencé une formation DUT en gestion informatique mais je continue à m’entrainer car je n’ai pas abandonné mon rêve de devenir footballeur professionnel et je suis coach pour mes cadets du quartier. J’ai de l’espoir en l’avenir, » confie Mohamed,...

| 11 September 2018

Research and Evidence Facility (REF) study on Darfuri migration from Sudan to Europe launched today

While much attention has been paid to Sudan as a transit country for Africans trying to reach Europe, little attention has been paid to Sudanese trying to reach Europe. Yet the Sudanese were the fifth, sixth and seventh largest categories of migrants and refugees arriving in Italy in 2015, 2016...

Members of the Kenyan delegation observe handmade products made by victims of trafficking as part of vocational training at the shelter
NEWS | 10 September 2018

On the way to opening its first state-run shelter for victims of human trafficking, Kenyan officials visit Jordan in search of best practices

When victims of human trafficking are rescued there is an immediate need to place them in a safe location, where they have a chance to heal and reintegrate into society. In Kenya, most temporary shelters are run by non-governmental organizations, with limited financial and human resources, unable to take in...

NEWS | 05 September 2018

Tukuley was a victim of physical abuse who found support and now raises awareness on gender-based violence in her settlement in Somalia

“I Thank God my injuries were not severe and I was able to recover. I am a confident woman now and I know how to survive what I lived through” Tukuley Ahmed Xussein, a 40 year old mother of ten, living at the Hiiran 2 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) settlement...