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NEWS | 22 October 2020

BMM regional CSO network publishes brief on how #COVID19AffectsMigrants and human trafficking in the Horn of Africa

Due to border closures and public hygiene measures, COVID-19 has a deep impact on the population as a whole, and especially on the most vulnerable populations, such as migrants. Due to closed borders, some migrants are stranded and others are looking for other possibilities to leave or enter a...

Since 2016, the Better Migration Management (BMM) programme supports the Kenyan government to establish a national referral system to address the needs of victims of trafficking and vulnerable migrants. Fifaliana Joy Pixabay
NEWS | 15 October 2020

BMM supports estabilishment of Kenya's referral system for victims of trafficking and fosters cross-border cooperation for better protection

‘In Somaliland, I came across young girls who were trafficked and ended up as sex workers. Some of these girls are given away by their parents to brokers who promise them better opportunities for their daughters. But reality is different, they are kept in houses for commercial sexual exploitation...

A new point of entry on the Ethiopia-Djibouti border has been opened close to the town of Balho at the Northern border to Djibouti on 20. SeptemberGIZ
NEWS | 21 September 2020

EU and Germany support the establishment of third point of entry on the Ethiopia-Djibouti border through the BMM programme

A new point of entry on the Ethiopia-Djibouti border has been opened close to the town of Balho at the Northern border to Djibouti on 20th September. It is the third official entry point between both countries in addition to the border posts in Galafi at the Western border...

There are 67 million domestic workers worldwide. 80 per cent of them are female.GIZ
NEWS | 21 September 2020

First steps taken to protect migrant domestic workers in the Sudan

‘We do not have the exact figures, but most domestic workers in Sudan are irregular migrants and have no work permit,’ says Salwa Mohamed from the Sudanese Ministry of Labour and Social Development. Statistics from the International Labour Organization (ILO) show that there are 67 million domestic workers worldwide,...