Migration: Supporting migrant rights
23 June 2010
Caritas works to protect the rights of migrants such as this woman from Portugal doing seasonal work in France.
Many people in poor countries are forced fromtheir homes by conflict, poverty or climate change.
Caritas helps migrants through:
In April and October at the UN in Geneva, Caritas highlighted that women who migrate and work in people’s homes can be exploited and abused...
A lifeline for Iraqi refugees in Turkey
Caritas Turkey supports Iraqi refugees through theWomen’s Solidarity Group in Istanbul. The group is a lifeline for Iraqi women, for whom the challenges of being alone in a new country are enormous...
Pakistan’s child camel jockeys get a fresh start
Falak Sher took his young son and his nephew from their rural village in Pakistan’s Punjab region to race as camel jockeys in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 1998. He was in search of a fortune, but found a nightmare...
A way home for a Ukrainian mother
Olga had left her three children in the Ukraine to find work in Belgium.When she realised there could be opportunities to return to the Ukraine and set up a business in her home town, she turned to Caritas...
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