Syrian Refugee Finds Solace and Safety at Istanbul LGBTI Guesthouse
Growing up a gay man in Aleppo was hard. When Syria’s conflict broke out, Sammy was terrified by the prospect of military conscription. He knew his sexuality would make it even more dangerous for him. In 2014, he fled to Istanbul, Turkey, in search of safety and acceptance.
Facing Complex and Evolving Migration Patterns Across South-eastern, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Global migration dynamics are becoming ever more complex, and nowhere is this truer than in the region encompassed by IOM’s Vienna Regional Office: South-eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.
Mother-Tongue Materials for Moldova’s Diaspora Kids
Over 100,000 Moldovan children currently live overseas with their parents. While the families may benefit financially, the children often lose touch with their community and culture, and even stop speaking their native language.