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Family 26 Feb 2015 | 4:30 PM

Introducing Sumitra Visvanathan, the new executive director of WAO

With a new captain at its helm, the Woman’s Aid Organisation hopes to reach out to more women and children.

People 21 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM

Buy a light bulb, light up the life of a refugee

Furniture giant Ikea hopes to brighten the lives of refugees with its Brighter Lives For Refugees campaign.

People 27 Apr 2015 | 7:11 AM

Why people are running away from Eritrea

‘If I die at sea, it’s not a problem – at least I won’t be tortured,’ says a Eritrean refugee.

Children 11 May 2015 | 8:46 AM

Ideas Box brings an oasis of learning to Syria child refugees

A space for recreation in the midst of a refugee camp helps children cope with the trauma of war.

People 26 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Rohingya crisis not an isolated tragedy, it's the future

With sea levels rising around the world, the refugees adrift in the Andaman Sea herald a future age of migration.

Arts 03 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM

Art For Grabs: Shining a light on the plight of refugees

The upcoming Art for Grabs community bazaar commemorates World Refugee Day.

People 19 Jun 2015 | 7:31 AM

4 refugees in Malaysia tell their stories

Four refugees in Malaysia share how they live each day by surviving it, and supporting each other, as we mark World Refugee Day on June 20.

Arts 15 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

How do we begin to understand how refugees feel?

Staged in a shipping container, SK!N - a contemporary dance production - reflects on how a refugee would feel and issues surrounding human trafficking.

Living 10 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

'We wish to be rescued!' plead Afghan refugees to Aussie authorities

The story of an Afghan refugee fleeing the cruel Taliban in Afghanistan and the boat journey to Indonesia which was fraught with danger.

People 16 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM

Rohingya men cry because they are homesick

After a brief call home from a shelter in Thailand, a Rohingya trafficking victim says : "I could hear my baby crying. I want to go home. I miss them."