Why Refugees Are Ditching Their American Dream For A Canadian One
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A recent UNICEF report shows the harsh reality.
Drowning isn't the only fear for child and female refugees crossing the Mediterranean. UNICEF also found repeated abuse and sexual violence on the route.
Those exploitations are some of the exact traumas refugees faced in the countries they're fleeing.
Those traveling the migrant route — which begins in North Africa and ends in Italy — are easy targets for smugglers and others who promise to get them to the other side.
Before even getting on a boat, refugees are sometimes detained and beaten and go without food.
"They used to beat us every day. No food no food at all. There was a little baby that was sick. No doctor. No medicines. That place was very sad," said a refugee who was once stuck in a Libyan detention center.
Refugee women and children often have no choice but to face these realities.
While supported by many in the African nation, the law is widely condemned by others abroad.
Authorities blamed the violence on a separatist group known as the Indigenous People of Biafra, which is leading a campaign to form a new country.
There were no known U.S. government personnel on the ground in Sudan assisting the convoy.
The lawsuit claims social media algorithms are pushing eating disorder content to its young users.
One theory is that warmer weather makes people more aggressive, and a growing body of research suggests there might be a link.
Between 1978 and 1995, Kaczynski committed 16 bombings that killed three and wounded 23 others.