Chapter 13: Global Perspectives on Forced Migration
All over the world, millions of people have been forced from their homes by violent conflict, persecution and human rights violations. Those able to cross international borders become refugees or asylum seekers, while others are 'internally displaced people' within their home country. Yet others are forced from their homes by development projects, environmental change and disasters. This article discusses definitions and categories of forced migration, and provides a global statistical overview.
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