Refugees in Kenya are expected to spend 27 years in exile, with no permanent status or homeland.
More Americans are serving prison and jail sentences than ever before, even as US crime rates reach a historic low.
As the worldwide refugee population has steadily increased over the past decade, mental health concerns among refugees have become more prevalent. In the United States, adolescent refugees face higher rates of mental illness in comparison to non-refugee adolescents
While there is a significant healthcare personnel shortage throughout India, it is particularly problematic in rural areas. Because of this issue, those in rural areas seeking healthcare services must often travel distances of up to 100 km to access them.
On any given day, the U.S. holds approximately 40,000 people in immigrant detention centers. Many of these detainees experience poor living conditions including inadequate health care and abuse.
The MENA region, including the Jordan Valley, is one of the driest and most water scarce areas in the world, and water availability has only continued to deteriorate.
The high cost of schooling, inadequately trained teachers, family’s educational background, migration of parents to cities, and the economic inequality between the rural and urban areas all contribute to a lower caliber of education in rural provinces.
Venezuela is experiencing an extreme shortage in medicine, supplies, and equipment that is necessary to prevent, diagnose, and treat health conditions.
The United States is decreasing the amount of refugees they will accept. The new administrative policy will only allow 18,000 refugees into the United States annually, which decreases the previous amount by more than half.
The female homicide rate in South Africa is roughly 24.6 per 100,000 population—nearly six times the global average.