Before that day in May 1997 in Daraa, Syria, when he was gripped with severe chest pains, Qaseem Husainy never had any serious health problems and was far from imagining how his heart condition would alter his life and eventually lead him to live in Canada.
In Honduras, Marco was never open about his sexual orientation. While he was not ashamed of being gay and believes that most people around him knew, he always lived with the fear of being shunned or physically attacked if he were to open up about who he was. Now in Canada, he is happy to be living fully and in safety.
Los equipos de primera linea desde el norte de Centroamérica arrojan luz sobre una crisis silenciosa que afecta a mujeres y niños, y que está a las puertas de Canadá
Para aumentar la visibilidad de la crisis del norte de Centroamérica, ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, está dando la bienvenida a representantes gubernamentales y activistas de derechos humanos de la región, del 18 al 20 de junio, para compartir información de primera mano con la población canadiense.
Frontline responders from the North of Central America shed light on a silent crisis affecting women and children at Canada’s doorstep
To raise the visibility of the displacement crisis facing the North of Central America, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is welcoming government representatives and human rights activists from the region on 18-20 June, to share first-hand information with Canadians.
UNHCR Canada launched today a new partnership with Mohamad Fakih, the President and CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, to support the Agency’s work in support of refugees globally and in Canada.
The #WithRefugees World Tour is made up of dozens of public events to raise awareness and inspire more action on behalf of refugees and forcibly displaced people. Two of the public events will take place in Canada.