For an Afghan refugee in rural Pakistan, giving birth is often a risky endeavor for mother and baby. Since January 2017, the International Catholic Migration Committee has been working with community health agents to reduce mortality rates and improve the well-being of women and children.
Despite a climate of declining solidarity when it comes to international and European efforts to support refugees, there is much to celebrate for SHARE Integration.
As the ICMC Deployment Program entered its 20th year, we invited Ms. Maha Ganni, the program’s first humanitarian expert, to share her testimony. Drawing on her personal experience as a migrant and a refugee as well as on her humanitarian practice, she tells stories of resiliency and hope.
“Our underlying message is straightforward and simple: let’s work together!” said Stéphane Jaquemet, Director of Policy at the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC), speaking to government representatives in Geneva last month.
The first step for anyone working to protect children, especially in the context of migration, should be listening to their needs, desires, and plans for the future.
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is supporting the Croatian government as the latter works to resettle 100 refugees currently in Turkey.
The ICMC Child Friendly Space in Mafraq, Jordan, is expanding its activities to include children with disabilities through educational activities and psychosocial care.
Civil and legal documentation is vital for refugees as it protects their rights and allows them to access essential services such as education and healthcare. Meet Ahmad and Salma Bakir, parents of Mohammad and Zaid, who were living without a valid marriage certificate and were thus unable to register the birth of their children.
How can we prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence within refugee communities? Aleta Morn, a humanitarian expert deployed by ICMC, explains how she does it in Ethiopia.
As we begin a new year, Dr. Anne T. Gallagher expresses her gratitude to ICMC supporters and donors and invites us all to continue together the journey to protect and serve migrants and refugees around the world.