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Refugee Children: Trauma & Resettlement in Australia

Refugee Children- Trauma & Resettlement in Australia

“Over half of the world’s refugees are children. Many will spend their entire childhoods away from home, sometimes separated from their families. They may have witnessed or experienced violent acts and, in exile, are at risk of abuse, neglect, violence,…

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Understanding Refugee Trauma and Recovery: A Guide

In today's world, millions of individuals are forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution, and other forms of violence. This global refugee crisis demands our attention and understanding. Let's explore various aspects of refugee experiences, trauma, recovery, and…

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Supporting Refugee Women: Understanding Sexual Assault Trauma

Women make up 42% of the world’s 71.4 million asylum seekers and refugees (UNHCR, 2023). Shockingly, studies reveal that over 88% of asylum seekers have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime, with rape affecting 50.3% (Aguirre et al., 2020).   These…

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STARTTS welcomes the release of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

“While we celebrate Hakeem’s release, let’s hope this victory will cement the same rights for all other torture and trauma survivors who have been granted protection,” said STARTTS CEO, Jorge Aroche. OFFICIAL STATEMENT: The NSW Service for the Treatment and…

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