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'You have to fight': For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

18 Dec 2019

Geneva (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the 25 years since she was forced to leave her homeland, Congolese refugee Jacqueline Zandamela has built up her own fashion business and raised four children alone after she was widowed in 2001.

Help others or go bust, migrant billionaire tells big business

17 Dec 2019

GENEVA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Businesses that fail to look beyond the bottom line will not survive as consumer pressure also to do good mounts, said the billionaire behind top-selling U.S. yogurt brand Chobani.

Major companies pledge jobs, education for refugees

16 Dec 2019

GENEVA, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major companies including Ikea, Lego and Vodafone pledged to do more to help refugees get access to education and employment on Monday, ahead of a global conference aimed at supporting the millions of people forced from their homelands.

Uganda's refugee farmers sow seeds of change

16 Dec 2019

BIDI BIDI, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the few possessions refugee Emily Bronte carried with him when he fled war in South Sudan for Uganda was a battered copy of an aid agency booklet on how to run a farming cooperative.

FEATURE-Uganda's refugee farmers sow seeds of change

16 Dec 2019

BIDI BIDI, Uganda, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the few possessions refugee Emily Bronte carried with him when he fled war in South Sudan for Uganda was a battered copy of an aid agency booklet on how to run a farming cooperative.

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