Escalating Violence in Burkina Faso Drives Thousands of Malian Refugees to Return Home

The U.N. refugee agency reports escalating violence in Burkina Faso is driving thousands of Malian refugees to leave their camps and return to the war-torn homes they fled in search of safety. The United Nations reports violence in Burkina Faso has forcibly displaced more than 838,000 from their homes since January 2019.  The UN refugee […]

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UN Chief: Coronavirus Pressures Leading to Global Surge in Domestic Violence

The U.N. secretary-general warned Sunday that the increase in social and economic pressures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has led to a global increase in violence against women and girls. Last week, Antonio Guterres called for a global cease-fire so that the international community could focus all of its attention on stopping the virus and helping those […]

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