Tag: refugee

Africa: Refugee Pressure Rises As Funding Dwindles

February 11, 2021
Refugee resettlements in 2020 reached historic lows despite record-high numbers of displaced people in need. At the same time, substantial funding gaps remain. This is increasing pressure on African host countries, exposing refugees to enhanced risks and driving irregular migration. In 2020, only 22 770 refugees out of 79.5 million displaced people were resettled by

Africa: Amnesty and FA Launch Guide for Increasing Refugee Women’s Participation in Football

January 21, 2021
Amnesty International UK, in partnership with the English Football Association, have today launched a free guide and online training series which aims to increase refugee women’s participation in grassroots football. The guide will help coaches, clubs and their foundations, county FAs, and others to set up football sessions with and for refugee women and girls