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Belarus: Surviving Sexual SlaveryFeb 28, 2018
“A client called at night and ordered a girl. I was sleeping when suddenly I was told to go to the client. He was already drunk and aggressive. I was scared to stay with him. He made me drink and I had to obey. You feel neither pain nor shame when you are drunk. Everything goes easier. I woke up...
“The smuggler destroyed our passports and dropped us in the mountains”Jan 05, 2018
While the world’s attention is drawn to the plight of migrants and refugees and Asia and Africa, a small but significant number of irregular migrants continue to arrive in central European countries like Bosnia and Herzegovina, placing huge strains on local authorities.
Doing Business on the Roof of the WorldJan 02, 2018
Dushanbe - The Tajik-Afghan border stretches for over 1300 kilometres through remote, inaccessible, and extremely mountainous terrain. It cuts through the Pamir Mountains, the so-called “Rooftop of the World”, home to some of the world’s highest mountains at the junction of the Hindu Kush...
A Way Station on the Long Road BackOct 18, 2017
Kyiv - In a separate wing of a public hospital in Kyiv, experienced medical specialists care for very special patients 24/7. The IOM Medical Rehabilitation Centre, which opened 15 years ago, remains a unique facility in Ukraine and a crucial rehabilitation service for...