The latest data estimates that more than 10 million people – around half of all the refugees worldwide – are “minors” (that is children under 18-years-old). At the same time, nearly 100,000 children who lodged an asylum request were unaccompanied.
The number of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children arriving to Europe through Italy has doubled this year and Europe is failing to properly support them, a new Oxfam report reveals.
Since 2009, millions of people in the Lake Chad Basin have been affected by a conflict originating in Nigeria. Over 2.6 million people have been displaced by the violence of Boko Haram, and subsequent military operations. This paper aims to give voice to them and calls for help.
The six wealthiest nations host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries shoulder most of the responsibility.
In the first live Glastonbury album of its kind, world-famous musicians will collaborate with the world’s best-loved festival and Oxfam to Stand As One with people forced to flee conflict, disaster and poverty. Pre-order the album here.
"Let Me In" is the cornerstone of Alicia Keys' We Are Here cultural movement’s campaign to shine a spotlight on the refugee crisis. The short film is a powerful message aimed at raising awareness and supporting We Are Here member organizations Oxfam, Care, and War Child’s ongoing work with people forced to flee their homes.
This research project aimed to improve Oxfam’s understanding of the protection and livelihood challenges faced by refugees from Syria as well as the protection concerns arising from the coping strategies used to try to meet those challenges.
EU leaders are set to drop Europe's commitment to a foreign policy that defends universal values – especially human rights – in favour of a short-sighted migration control scheme, Oxfam says.
With their response to migration, the European Union and its member states risk further undermining their credibility and authority in the defence of human rights, more than 120 NGOs have warned.
The European Union is set to open a dark chapter in its history unless it rejects the European Commission’s proposal on migration, a coalition of more than 120 NGOs warns.