7 recommendations to promote the inclusion of migrants in host communities through social and cultural activities.22 / 09 / 2021 | Pacto Mundial sobre Migración | Carlos Escobar
The promotion of social and cultural activities as a mechanism to encourage interaction between migrants and host communities with the aim of advancing in the construction of more just and peaceful societies, is currently a topic of special interest in studies, policies and programs on migrant inclusion and social cohesion.
Almost 60% of unaccompanied migrant children returning to Guatemala identify themselves as belonging to one of the 22 Mayan linguistic groups. Drawing on narratives from their own worldview is helping psychosocial care services strengthen the resilient response as a step prior to family reunification.
We all have things to say and we believe that what we have to say is the most important. Organizations tend to do the same: they have an agenda of things to report, they publish them and claim to have effectively communicated.
¿How to prevent child trafficking during the pandemic? 5 internet safety tips to help families stay safer.30 / 07 / 2021 | | Carlos Escobar
July 30 marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons, an initiative promoted with the aim of raising awareness of human trafficking victims and the protection of their rights. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, between 2017 and 2018, 74,514 victims of trafficking were detected in more than 110 countries. In 2018, about one third of the overall detected victims were children.
‘Zamni' (2018) is one of the films that participated in the 2020 edition of the Global Migration Film Festival. The short film, which was selected to be screened at regional level by the Regional Office for Central America, North America and the Caribbean, narrates the experiences and daily lives of four Haitian migrants in Chile and their integration process in the South American country.
In this interview, the young director Rubén Sánchez, tells what objectives and motivations guided him towards the creation of the short film.