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11.7.2018

«Gender refugees» in South Africa : the «common-sense» paradox / B. Camminga

South Africa is the only country on the African continent that constitutionally protects transgender asylum seekers. In light of this, it has seen a marked rise in the emergence of this category of person within the asylum system. Drawing on research carried out between 2012 and 2015, I argue that...

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11.7.2018

«Gender refugees» in South Africa : the «common-sense» paradox / B. Camminga

South Africa is the only country on the African continent that constitutionally protects transgender asylum seekers. In light of this, it has seen a marked rise in the emergence of this category of person within the asylum system. Drawing on research carried out between 2012 and 2015, I argue that...
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4.7.2018

Sport und Rassismus = Sport et racisme = Sport e razzismo / Theodora Peter... [et al.]

Gibt es Rassismus im Sport? Steht der Sport bei der Bekämpfung von Diskriminierungen an der Spitze oder ist er im Rückstand? Pünktlich zur Fussballweltmeisterschaft widmet das TANGRAM seine neue Ausgabe einem Thema, das in den betroffenen Kreisen zuweilen tabuisiert wird. Fussball, Basketball,...
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28.6.2018

How immigrants contribute to Ghana’s economy : OECD, International Labour Organization

Immigrant workers contribute to the Ghanaian economy in several ways. They are well integrated in labour markets in terms of employment, although female immigrants often face greater challenges than male immigrants. Even though much of the employment of immigrant workers appears to be demand-driven...

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12.4.2018

Massive contraction in Swiss development funding

Switzerland has clearly missed its own development assistance target. While the ODA quota remained just about stable across OECD countries, in Switzerland it dropped from 0.53% to 0.46%. A hefty 14% contraction.
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25.10.2017

Charging asylum costs to development budgets

In Switzerland, every fifth franc that was declared as development funding in 2016 went toward refugee costs. Alliance Sud gathered facts and figures and compares them with other OECD member countries.
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12.7.2017

Asylum costs: The great labelling fraud

Again in 2016, every fifth franc of official development spending remained in Switzerland. This makes Switzerland the largest recipient of its own development funds.

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