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Last week I travelled to Lebanon to meet some of the other Syrian people forced to flee the conflict and seek refuge there.There are now more than 360,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and the number...
The year 2015 was tainted by the biggest refugee crisis faced by humanity after World War II. To date, 1,362,807 refugees and immigrants have crossed the Aegean Sea in dinghies in an attempt to get...
Many questions are being asked in the last two weeks over women, society and power. Do women have the power to lead? Can they make it all the way to the Presidency of the US?  Was it about...
Today marks the 65th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, the key legal document drawn up after World War Two that defines the term “refugee” and outlines their rights as well as the legal...

Ro'a and Khaled, refugees from Syria, talk in ActionAid's Women Friendly Space, Lesvos, Greece

Suruk, a refugee from Syria, talks in ActionAid's Women Friendly Space in Kara Tepe camp, Lesvos, Greece

The plight of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers has captured unprecedented global attention as stories of desperation, death and mistreatment multiply. Ultimately this is an issue of rights and...
The plight of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers has captured unprecedented global attention as stories of desperation, death and mistreatment multiply. Ultimately this is an issue of rights and...
The plight of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers has captured unprecedented global attention as stories of desperation, death and mistreatment multiply. Ultimately this is an issue of rights and...
The plight of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers has captured unprecedented global attention as stories of desperation, death and mistreatment multiply. Ultimately this is an issue of rights and...