The Jordanian city of Mafraq, located at the crossroads of Syria and Iraq, has seen its population explode in recent years due to a massive influx of Syrian refugees.
Since 2015, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been implementing training programmes for the country’s youth and bringing people from diverse groups to study and work together with the aim to support peace at the community level.
In Nepal, 17% of adolescent women age 15-19 are already mothers or pregnant with their first child, and only 15% of married women or girls aged 15-19 use a modern form of contraception. In rural areas, women have little say in family planning
The indigenous peoples of Loreto, Peru, understand the value of the Amazon and the resources it provides. For more than 10 years, they have become environmental monitors to track and report the impact of oil activity in the region.
Between 2005 and 2014, 700,000 people have died in disaster events worldwide. A total of 1.7 billion people have been affected. Economic losses in major disaster events over the last decade come to $1.4 trillion.
The security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been fragile for decades due to conflict. Armed groups still operate in certain areas of the country.
Sloviansk is located in the Donetsk region in Eastern Ukraine, affected by the internal conflict which started in 2015. Two women named Yulia—one local and one internally displaced—decided to open a cafe together
According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are nearly 152 million child labourers worldwide in 2018.
In northern Colombia, former members of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) have access to various training, including a clothing workshop designed for female ex-combatants and local women.
The situation for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh has become increasingly dangerous with the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains, putting already vulnerable people at even greater risk