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Women's Rights, Human Rights & Refugees

Center for the Middle East

The World is Turning its Back on Refugees

Kelsey Norman

The World is Turning its Back on Refugees.

By Kelsey Norman and Lama Mourad

When advocates tout “refugees as a resource” and emphasize the economic benefit that refugees bring to receiving states, their framing risks eroding the distinctiveness of the refugee category and the protection it ought to entail. The Atlantic: http://bit.ly/36kc6Lt