13 September 2012

Focus: Americas, esp. AGDM

UNHCR's Bureau for the Americas has issued a "Best Practice Compilation" which highlights some of the work taking place and accomplishments achieved in the region in the area of Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming (AGDM).

Recent examples of gender equality projects undertaken in the field include the following:

  • Animation Tool "My Body, My Territory' & Complementary SGBV Resources (Colombia) [text]
  • Community Day Care Centres Managed by Refugee Women (Costa Rica) [text]
  • Instructive Material on Refugee Issues Created by Youths (Costa Rica) [text]
  • Legal Aid Provided by Law Students (Colombia) [text]
  • Mobile Registration and Documentation Unit (Colombia) [text]
  • Protection Network of Women’s Organizations and Safe Houses for SGBV Survivors (Ecuador) [text]

Other publications focusing on this region:

Asylum and Population Control: Assessing UNHCR’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme in Guatemalan Refugee Settlements, Working Paper, no. 83 (RSC, Sept. 2012) [text]

Colombia Transformational Change Must Include Urban IDPs (Refugees International, Sept. 2012) [text]

"Journeys to Home and Liminal Spaces among Former Refugees: Exploring Identity and Belonging among Vietnamese-Canadians," Social Space, no. 3 (2012) [open access text]

Legal Aid for Refugee Claimants in Canada (Refugee Forum, posted Sept. 2012) [text]

Refugee Resettlement in America: The Iraqi Refugee Experience in Upstate, New York, Cairo Studies on Migration and Refugees, no. 1 (Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, July 2012) [text]

Refugee Resettlement: Greater Consultation with Community Stakeholders Could Strengthen Program (U.S. GAO, July 2012) [text]

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