Sexual violence is part of the price many women and girls fleeing their countries for Europe must pay. This crisis—notably dire for Africans—can be mitigated if refugee aid agencies give priority to specific female-centered measures.
Republicans once again push migrants into legal limbo.
A life of displacement is hard, some Europeans oppose the influx and the bureaucracy is not all it could be. But small acts of kindness and human connection ease an anxious situation. Here's one volunteer's account from a refugee center.
Those seeking asylum in Denmark will have to pay to stay, following a referendum Tuesday that established new guidelines for refugees, including stipulations about handing over certain personal belongings upon arrival.
Ironically, many migrants are running toward the very countries that sold the weapons that are fueling the warfare they are fleeing.
Immersed in the greatest refugee crisis since World War II, the European Union cannot get it together. But ordinary Europeans are doing amazing things.
Citizens of the country that is the most peaceful in the world, according to a recent Global Peace Index, have reached out to refugees from one of the least peaceful countries. Their acts of kindness have left their mark in unexpected ways.
As several countries in the region -- Hungary, Macedonia, Italy and Greece among them -- struggle to deal with staggering numbers of refugees from conflict zones in the Middle East and Africa, European Union leaders have decided it's time for an emergency summit on the subject.
President Rafael Correa has announced radical plans to support refugees and asylum seekers.