South East Asia


Children on the move at risk of exploitation in southeast Asia, study suggests Posted May 30, 2017

Terre des Hommes Netherlands launched a new report in Bangkok on 26 May titled ‘Open Borders: Comparative Study of the Potential Impact of the ASEAN Economic…

Anti-trafficking unchained Posted Apr 24, 2017

I have just returned from the Regional Parliamentarians’ Conference on Combating Human Trafficking – a two-day conference of parliamentarians from across the whole of Asia,…

Reportage: views, contributions and youth involvement at the 2016 GFMD Posted Jan 20, 2017

From Dhaka to Berlin, Anas Ansar Uddin, leader of the Youth delegation addressing the German co-Chair of the next 2017 and 2018 GFMDs (video): “I…

2 Girls : 2 awards Posted Dec 05, 2016

The documentary film 2 Girls explores the circumstances, decision-making, experiences and consequences of migration for adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Ethiopia. It is funded by…

Youth Call for children on the move Posted Nov 07, 2016

“We are children on the move. But, first of all, we are children – with children’s rights” is the general principle of a Youth Call…

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…