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.
In its annual Global Trends report, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said 68.5 million people were displaced as of the end of 2017 — a record high.
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.