News on Migration

27 September 2005
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It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you this morning to our High-Level Panel on International Migration and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Issues of migration are not new to us. Every day, thousands of... Read more
3 April 2009
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — A programme which will provide 1.8 million Brazilian industrial workers with information about sexual and reproductive health, gender equality and violence prevention was launched in Rio de... Read more
3 May 2009
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POCOATA, Bolivia — Bolivia has one of the highest rates of maternal death in the hemisphere, after Guyana and Haiti. The consequences have been devastating, particularly for some of the most vulnerable people in Bolivia... Read more
26 November 2008
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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo—Forty year-old Angelique reveals a gunshot wound in her back to women in the Keyshero Medical centre, while her six-year-old daughter reaches up to touch it. Angelique (her name has... Read more
12 November 2008
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IRIBA, Chad — The air at the Touloum refugee camp in eastern Chad, is eerily calm. Many of the 23,000 refugees have been here since 2004, when they fled violence in the Darfur region of Sudan. After four years, they... Read more
12 November 2008
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SUVA, Fiji—Nervous laughter scatters across a room where representatives from the Pacific Island ministries of health and others have gathered for training on sexual and reproductive health care in emergencies. Their... Read more
12 November 2008
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan—Qurban-Bibi knew she had to get to a hospital when she went into labour. After a previous Caesarean delivery, doctors had told her she would need another operation if she delivered again – it was a... Read more
12 November 2008
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HAT YAI, Thailand– Nurama ‘Mee’ Jaedo is a young woman with a mischievous smile and no regrets, even though the baby she had at the age of 16 was not planned. “I was on the Pill, but sometimes I forgot to take it, so I... Read more
12 November 2008
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GEORGETOWN, Guyana—Anesa Barnes (17), is a peer educator in a HIV prevention programme in Parika, a town on the banks of Guyana’s huge Essequibo River. But in this multi-cultural and multi-ethnic community, she doesn’t... Read more
18 July 2008
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LOFA, Liberia — Dr. Geetor Saydee’s legs were tired, his brow drenched in sweat. He’d been walking for several hours through the dusty streets of Lofa, a county in Liberia’s northern region, to assess the status of the... Read more

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