We demand specific initiatives for teenage girls in crisis and conflict

Of: Agnes Björn, Diana Trimino, Mariann Eriksson and Melanie Ward

Teenage girls are an extra vulnerable group in conflicts and natural disasters. They risk getting married and being abused or trafficked. Yet they are often forgotten in humanitarian aid. The International Rescue Committee and Plan International Sweden therefore call on the Swedish government to make specific initiatives for teenage girls in crisis and conflict.

July 6, 2017, Debate

Refugee summits should focus on resettlement

Of: Melanie Ward

Today, the UN summit on migration and refugees takes place, and tomorrow the US-led summit on refugees where Sweden is a co-host. During the summits, Sweden and the EU must push for better support for the countries that receive the vast majority of the world's refugees, and for global commitments regarding resettlement to be strengthened. It writes Melanie Ward from the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

September 19, 2016, Debate