Journal article

Young Somalis in Australia, the UK and the USA: an understanding of their identity and their sense of belonging

The civil war in Somalia forced many Somalis to migrate to other countries where they had to adapt to new cultures and learn new languages. At the same time, they retained the identity and culture that were important to them throughout the process of migration...
Briefing paper

The cultural ecology of trust – Melbourne’s ethnic-based money transfer operators struggle for recognition

Estimates show that 6.5 million Australians with family or friends overseas rely on money transfer services. From 2013 to 2015 the major Australian banks closed their remittance accounts with a devastating effect on Victorian communities with overseas families dependent on remittances. That decision continues to...
Report

UNHCR Global trends 2013

The UN refugee agency annual statistics show that more than 51 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2013, the largest number since the end of World War II. Half of the world's refugees in 2013 were children. UNHCR's annual Global Trends report...