IOM Joins Partners on First World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Trafficking in persons is a grave human rights violation and a serious crime affecting societies worldwide. It victimizes millions of women, men, and children, including those most vulnerable amongst migrant communities, asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons.

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that migrants who arrived in Sicily last weekend, after a treacherous journey by boat from Libya, have been talking about their 'nightmare voyage', which left as many as 180 people dead.

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Syrian refugee children take part in educational activities in shelters in Sarafand, South Lebanon. IOM continues to respond to the Syria humanitarian crisis in the region.

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The security situation across South Sudan remains unpredictable and highly volatile. IOM has provided 44,563 households with shelter and non-food items (NFI) assistance since January 2014.

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IOM’s early recovery shelter programme in Pakistan continues to support vulnerable households in flood‐affected areas of Sindh to rebuild safer shelters, with 15,390 One Room Shelters currently under construction in Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Qambar Shahdadkot districts.

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IOM Supports New El Salvador Information Campaign

With the slogan “No pongas en riesgo sus vidas” (Don’t Put Their Lives at Risk), the Government of El Salvador this week launched a new information campaign to warn parents of the risks faced by unaccompanied children migrating to the United States.

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IOM’s new global social media campaign #MigrationMeans continues

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A film that tells the stories of Filipino and Georgian migrants that benefited from the Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration support from the International Organization for Migration.

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