South Asia


We believe in Youth Posted Oct 10, 2016

“There is a pressing need to reach out to Refugee Youth”, who form the large proportion of the refugee population, particularly in the Middle East…

School did not start for everyone Posted Oct 06, 2016

There are six million primary and secondary school-age refugees under UNHCR’s mandate: 3.7 million of them are out of school. Only 50 per cent of refugee…

A Global Path to End Child Detention Posted Sep 21, 2016

The Inter-Agency Working Group to End Child Detention (IAWG), an international alliance which assist States to “completely and expeditiously” end the practice of child immigration detention and of which…

#MigrantRights Campaign Posted Sep 20, 2016

There are over 232 million international migrants in the world today and an estimated 20 percent of migrants are in an irregular situation. One out of…

UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants: Nothing to celebrate Posted Sep 16, 2016

CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large…

Children on the move: detention is a violation of their rights Posted Sep 14, 2016

“Detention for administrative purposes can never ever be in the best interest of a child” states François Crépeau, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of…

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children Posted Sep 08, 2016

50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced within their own countries around the world today; more than half of these children…

Call for joint advocacy on child immigration detention in Southeast Asia Posted Aug 17, 2016

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, The International Detention Coalition, Save the Children and Terre des Hommes are seeking to identify children’s rights and migrant/refugee…

Youth on the move: Bangladesh National Consultation ahead of GFMD Posted Aug 11, 2016

  Young people between 15 and 24 years of age represents over 12 percent of the 232 million international migrants as of 2015 according to…

Report: Danger every step of the way Posted Jul 19, 2016

A harrowing journey to Europe for refugee and migrant children “Around the world, almost one in 10 children live in countries and areas affected by armed…