IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on participation and women’s empowerment during humanitarian crisis on Wednesday 26 September, 09.30 am – 11.30 am at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The panel discussion is organized as part of an advocacy event under IOM’s Women’s Participation Project.

  14 Sep 2018
  Displacement, Participation

You can now access and USE the new IASC Gender with Age Marker here: .The GAM is an easy-to-use, automated tool to increase gender and age responsive programming.  It can be applied at all levels – from individual projects to country strategies – to assess the inclusion of gender and age, as well as a range of broader humanitarian program commitments. 
  05 Jul 2018


A joint site verification exercise was conducted in Kismayo on 22-23 January 2018. The operation was led by CCCM partners, and included 52 participants from 4 government offices, 9 NGOs, and 1 UN agency (IOM). In total 135 IDP sites, hosting 14,667 households, were assessed and mapped. Another verification exercise is planned in July 2018.

  14 May 2018


Human trafficking for sexual exploitation, as a form of gender-based violence, exists across the world and in a range of contexts. Situations of displacement often increase the risks of human trafficking as community protective mechanisms may be weakened or destroyed. Displacement sites, instead of providing a safe environment for their residents, can sometimes increase exposure to violence.

  24 Jul 2017


Following the publication of the profiling report from Sittwe Township in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, JIPS and profiling partners are exploring new ways of engaging with communities on profiling results.

  09 Jun 2017
  Displacement, Participation