Survivors of gender-based violence are often among vulnerable returnees supported by IOM.— IOM EU Office (@IOMatEU) December 1, 2021
In Nigeria, some of these returnees trained as psychosocial mentors and are now able to support their peers.
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“It’s inspiring to see women who have been through worse things than I have, opening up and talking about their experiences. Abuse makes you feel very alone, but if we speak up, we can join forces and make a difference.”https://t.co/0QxEFFZTA2#OrangeTheWorld#AfricaTrustFund pic.twitter.com/Y9R7Xonsup— IOM EU Office (@IOMatEU) November 30, 2021
Trafficking survivors in Ghana raise their voices to advocate for an equal future and opportunities for young women and girls.— IOM EU Office (@IOMatEU) November 29, 2021
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The 14 Migration Response Centres in the East and Horn of Africa and Yemen attended to over 25,000 migrants btwn Jan & Oct 2021. The migrants received shelter, food, hygiene items and health assistance, among other types of assistance. #AVRRhttps://t.co/MGF3GUgibu pic.twitter.com/m7THvWM71R— IOM East and Horn of Africa (@IOMRONairobi) November 29, 2021
32 stranded #Somalis were supported to return from #Libya under IOM’s Voluntary Humanitarian Return programme in November 2021. To date a total of 638 #Somalis have returned from #Libya through the programme. #AVRRhttps://t.co/PtVZtGj99P pic.twitter.com/MbWvIuV97H— IOM East and Horn of Africa (@IOMRONairobi) November 28, 2021
.@UNmigration, @EuropeInGhana & @ghanagov celebrated 4 years of the Joint Initiative funded by #AfricaTrustFund.— IOM in West & Central Africa (@IOMROWCA) November 26, 2021
Building government capacities to protect vulnerable migrants & empower returnees to rebuild their lives.
Together, we can 💪🏾 pic.twitter.com/CPkdzbu4FT
Gender-based violence has many faces.— IOM EU Office (@IOMatEU) November 26, 2021
In Somalia, female returnees reported being wary of admitting to their families that during their time in Libya they had to “get married” to “feel protected”.
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Fostering synergies between #reintegration and sustainable development programmes can positively impact individuals, communities and countries alike.— IOM - UN Migration 🇺🇳 (@UNmigration) November 26, 2021
Join us on 1–2 December at 11am CET to learn more: https://t.co/ZhTKHEXSHi pic.twitter.com/RvYc6XHLq0
Persuaded by smugglers, 28-year-old Lensa decided to migrate to Libya. She was detained, physically abused and faced attempted sexual abuse.— IOM EU Office (@IOMatEU) November 25, 2021
Trafficking in persons disproportionately affects women & girls.
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In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, returnees are more than ever, exposed to socio-economic shock due to restrictive measures imposed by target countries’ govts.— IOM in West & Central Africa (@IOMROWCA) November 24, 2021
The #AfricaTrustFund has acted quickly to adapt its initiatives to the ongoing crisis.
The EU-IOM Joint Initiative #AfricaTrustFund helped Jamilatu launch her business when she returned home. She is now able to take care of her family. Learn more about her story on the link: https://t.co/9HCj3i9hlO#SafeMigration pic.twitter.com/cNogd523n1— IOM in West & Central Africa (@IOMROWCA) November 24, 2021