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You’ve read the headlines about refugees and asylum seekers. But behind the statistics are stories. Stories of real people who had to make heartbreaking decisions and perilous journeys to find peace, safety and a life of freedom. Along the Way tells those courageous stories and puts voices and lives to the numbers. Hosted by Richard Belcham, who’s worked with refugee claimants in British Columbia, Canada for the last five years, the voices you hear in Along the Way will resonate long after e ...
 
In this series of podcasts from the British Refugee Council, we explore the problems facing refugee women in the UK. Many female refugees are seriously traumatized when they arrive, having been raped or tortured in their country of origin. This is a rare chance to hear their stories in their own words.
 
Since March 2016, Aziz has been reporting from Manus in short 30 second bursts, via WhatsApp messages sent from a smuggled phone. On the day his correspondence kicks off with Michael, he’s already been in detention for 864 days. Aziz tells the inside story – the good and the bad – of a place that consistently features in the headlines. A place some consider a necessary product of a successful border control policy, for others, a stain on Australia’s reputation from which it will never recove ...
 
The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Bali. Listen to headline news and insightful interviews on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.
 
Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss "going local" in your podcast feed, Story of the Day has you covered. 010329
 
The Response is a podcast series from Shareable.net exploring how to build collective resilience in the wake of disasters The podcast is part of a broader series from Shareable which includes a documentary film, articles, and a book. Find out more at www.shareable.net/the-response
 
The Yarra Institute for Religion and Social Policy is an independent, ecumenical organisation established to conduct research into the implications of Christian social thinking for formulating public policy in Australia, and to teach Christian social thinking and its implications for public policy in Australia. In pursuit of its mission the YIRSP explores how the social values embedded in the Scriptures can shed light on how to tackle current challenges to human wellbeing, including; -issues ...
 
There are huge global problems that we hear about on a daily basis, so it’s my goal to explore these with you; to get a deeper understanding of what makes these issues complex, who are the stakeholders involved, and what progress is being made to solve some of these challenges. Together, we’re going to speak with movers and shakers in the business and impact worlds to learn more about their work in creating a better world. We promise to be candid and open to having our views challenged, whil ...
 
The Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW is the world’s first research centre dedicated to the study of international refugee law. Through high-quality research feeding into public policy debate and legislative reform, the Centre brings a principled, human rights-based approach to refugee law and forced migration in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, and globally. It provides an independent space to connect academics, policymakers and NGOs, and creates an important bridge bet ...
 
Discussions, debates and interviews on all aspects of the politics of migration. Supported by the Department of Politics and the Migration Research Group, the University of Sheffield. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/politics https://mrg.group.shef.ac.uk/ Questions and suggestions to c.sandelind@sheffield.ac.uk
 
We are helping people in Direct Provision and raising awareness for other causes across Ireland & the world. You will hear people's stories, learn what's happening and how you can help these causes and make a difference. Our Instagram has made a big difference in helping people in Direct Provision and helping people in need during the pandemic. . . Check us out @letshelpdirectprovision and join the Lets Help Community!
 
A podcast that celebrates people doing great things in local communities. These are the unsung heros who have started social enterprises or community intiative’s a hope to make the world a better place. Why are these community initiatives so important?What is that drives these people?What are the hurdles they are facing?And is what they’re doing having a real impact? We’ll find out on this episode of ‘All Good In The Hood’
 
Psychiatry Conversations is a podcasts series aimed primarily at psychiatry trainees and consultant psychiatrists, but also at any others interested in psychiatry and mental health matters. It consists of interviews and conversations with various mental health specialists on a range of topics related to mental illness and health, as well as other historical, cultural, social, political, ethical and philosophical matters. This series is brought to you by Psych Scene Hub: www.psychscenehub.com ...
 
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The winners of the 2021 Australian of the Year awards are all women from diverse backgrounds. A young woman who advocates for sexual assault survivors, an Aboriginal elder dedicated to cultural independence and education, a social entrepreneur helping women access personal hygiene products and a migrant woman helping others in distress and isolatio…
 
Researchers have found that Indigenous Australians are dying of tobacco-related illness and disease at almost twice the rate than was previously thought. Another report shows Indigenous Australians who live in remote and very remote areas have a much lower life expectancy rate than Indigenous Australians in urban areas.…
 
Nigeria has a population of over 200 million people. It is the largest country in Africa. The country is now in the midst of a second wave of COVID infections which is straining an already fragile health system. But Nigerian officials have not been able to secure any doses of any COVID-19 vaccine for their frontline health workers--let alone genera…
 
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