Women and Girls Fifty percent of refugee populations consist of women and girls with their own, unique needs and characteristics. Mission About the U. Reuse this content About The Economist. Ms Huber suspects that in Austria, where the government has vowed to reduce immigration, some of the questions in interviews are designed to trip people up. Your tax deductible gift can help stop human rights violations and save lives around the world.
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Some might best be able to do so by describing their internal struggle, but others might instead prefer to discuss participation in underground LGBT groups or instances of persecution for their sexuality.