What Does it Take to Leave Home?

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Picture a Refugee

Labels of "refugee" instead of "migrant" have power worldwide, including in Burma, where displaced people have many stories but with common threads.

When Staying is Not an Option

Every year, 80,000 to 100,000 undocumented men and women leave Honduras. The country is rocked by violence, but in the absence of an official war, Honduran migrants are deemed “economic migrants.”

Why Women Seek Asylum: The global pandemic of gender-based violence

Toronto's Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides legal and other services to over 4,000 women annually who have experienced violence, many of them asylum-seekers. Amanda Dale, the Clinic’s Executive Director and Inter Pares Board member, recently spoke with us about the challenges for women seeking asylum in Canada.


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