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There is an increasing need to deviate from traditional livelihood projects and to employ livelihood approaches tailored to the specific needs of survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and trafficking.  Seefar’s LIFT India project places mental health and empowerment training as critical building blocks to successful livelihood pathways for survivors. With funding from the Global …

LIFT: reimagining livelihood interventions for survivors of CSE and trafficking in India Read More »

Seefar’s pilot campaign in six refugee camps in Ethiopia has resulted in more than half of beneficiaries taking active measures to prevent COVID-19 transmission, according to evaluation data. Active measures include avoiding crowded spaces, wearing masks, frequent handwashing and covering coughs and sneezes. The pilot ran from July to October 2020, and was aimed at …

COVID-19 preventative behaviour change campaign pilot in Ethiopia Read More »

Seefar’s pilot remote migration communications campaign in Turkey and Serbia has resulted in over one third of transit migrants making safer and more informed migration decisions after receiving a consultation on the risks and realities of irregular migration.  The campaign, On The Move, ran from April to December 2020 and was aimed at informing transit …

One-in-three irregular migrants in transit choose safer migration options after receiving counselling from On the Move campaign Read More »

Seefar’s campaign in Niger has successfully raised awareness amongst 7,500 transit and potential migrants about the risks and realities of irregular migration, enabling them to make safer migration decisions and avoid serious and potentially deadly risks on the journey to Europe.  The campaign ran from June 2019 to May 2020 and was aimed at providing …

Addressing the risks of irregular migration amongst transit and potential migrants in Niger Read More »

Seefar’s migration communications campaign in Afghanistan has successfully resulted in more than half of consultees making safer and more informed migration decisions, and avoiding potentially deadly encounters on the journey to Europe.  The campaign ran from February to December 2020 and was aimed at informing potential Afghan migrants about the risks and realities of irregular …

Campaign to inform migrant decision making in Afghanistan Read More »

LIFT provides financially attractive livelihoods to vulnerable or marginalised groups in developing countries through access to the booming global freelance economy. LIFT provides the infrastructure, mentoring, targeted language training, technical skills, and support to help vulnerable people earn a living through online freelance platforms. THE PROBLEMS WITH TRADITIONAL LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMMING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS LIFT was …

LIFT: Livelihoods Initiative for Transformation Read More »

Modern slavery is a global issue deeply connected to labour migration. Migrants and those pursuing work abroad are often at risk of financial, emotional and physical exploitation. Overseas domestic workers are particularly vulnerable because they live and work in private households. In Indonesia, prospective female domestic workers face acute risks early on in their migration planning but …

Who are the most vulnerable Indonesian prospective migrants? Read More »

European Union cooperation with Turkey and Libya and the family separation crisis in the United States show global failures in reconciling ‘tough’ border policies with every child’s right to live free from violence and exploitation. Many child protection measures in Western destination countries do not address children’s needs before or during difficult journeys. Effective and …

Supporting the choices of irregular child migrants Read More »

Seefar has been working in North Africa, East Africa, the Horn of Africa and West Africa continuously since we were created. Our East African and North African presence is one of our biggest, with teams working on multiple projects including research and surveys, program design, consulting, counselling, evaluating programs and strategic communications. West Africa is …

Migration communications in Africa Read More »

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