International Women’s Day 2015

IOM calls on the international community to ensure the empowerment of migrant and displaced women through the full realization of their human rights.

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IOM Staff Deployed to Aid Mediterranean Migrants

“The news of another death toll confirms once again how the journeys to reach Europe by sea are extremely dangerous,” said Federico Soda, Director of the IOM Coordinating Office for the Mediterranean.

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Aiding Ethiopian Minors to Return Home

IOM helps 125 Ethiopians – many of them unaccompanied minors – to return home from Tanzania and Yemen.

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Who are Your #MigrantHeroes?

Join us in telling their stories to the world through our #MigrantHeroes campaign! In many parts of the world, there is an increasingly negative perception of migrants and their contributions to society. We urgently need to change the lens through which people view migration.

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