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International Women's Day 2019: Implementing international frameworks for empowerment of migrant women and girls

London - Women across the world face disparities based upon their gender.

10,000 People Separated by Conflict Reunited with Their Families in the UK

London – Ten thousand people separated by conflict and persecution have been reunited with their families in the United Kingdom under a British Red Cross and IOM family reunification programme.

Perfect Storm of Vulnerability Risks Leads People into Human Trafficking, New Study Finds

London – Vulnerability to human trafficking and modern slavery is influenced by overlapping and interconnected risk factors which cut across individual, household, family, community and structural dyn

Foster Carers in London Empowered to Guard against Trafficking, Modern Slavery of Asylum-seeking Children

London – Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are among the groups most vulnerable to trafficking and modern slavery.

2018 Global Migration Film Festival Round-up

Geneva – Abuja, Ankara, Baghdad and London are some of the locations where Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) screenings have already been held across the world.

UN Migration Agency, Partners Present Research on Modern Day Slavery at UK Event

London – Prevention, remedy and ultimately the eradication of human trafficking and slavery will require a more nuanced understanding of both the factors that make people vulnerable and the influence

Migrants, Refugees, Brits Unite in Concert for Refugee Week Finale in London

London – On Sunday (01/07), music will unite refugees, migrants and British choir members for the Singing Our Lives concert to showcase original music that celebrates the strength and resilience of re

UK, Syrian Children Pin Hopes and Dreams Together at IOM Refugee Week Workshop

London – The similarities and shared values of Syrian refugee and British children were on display at a special workshop organized as part of IOM, the UN Migration Agency’s participation in the 20th A

Dreams Come True as Refugees Cheer on England Ahead of World Cup

London – Fifteen Syrian refugees cheered on England’s Three Lions 2-1 victory in a friendly match against Nigeria at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday (02/06).

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"Migration is one of the key realities of our time. It cuts across communities, influences priorities, and shapes societies.
To realise the benefits of migration for migrants and host communities alike, our responses must be innovative, collaborative and designed beyond the immediate."


Dipti Pardeshi, Chief of Mission of the IOM UK Office