Language Can Help All Voices Be Heard
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated across the globe on 8 March each year. It is a day when weRead more.
#LanguageMatters. So Does Technology.
Improving access to information in the right languages for the world’s poorest, most vulnerable individuals is the core mission ofRead more.
The Silver Lining – Education brings hope during a refugee crisis
There is a lot of despair and pain radiating from the refugee camps in and around the Cox’s Bazar districtRead more.
Putting language on the map in Nigeria
Without data on the languages of affected people, humanitarian organizations are ill-equipped to communicate with them effectively. In May ofRead more.
Bot Towan! #InterpretersMatter
Today was a bit grueling. We went to interview people who have newly arrived at Balukhali makeshift camp about cyclonesRead more.
On the ground in Bangladesh. So – how do we communicate?
A second report from Rebecca Petras who is heading up TWB’s response to the Rohingya refugee crisis. The language complexityRead more.
Taking action in the Rohingya crisis: TWB’s biggest language challenge yet
It is somewhere between 9pm and midnight, depending on where exactly my flight is right now. My rubber boots, rainRead more.
When crisis hits – communication is key
Deployed for the first time in 2015 to respond to the refugee crisis in Greece, the Translators without Borders ArabicRead more.
Translation: hope during times of crisis
In 1922 Charoula Samara’s grandparents fled their home country and arrived as refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos. CharoulaRead more.
Bringing down the language barriers in Nigeria
In November 2014, when Boko Haram forces occupied the north-eastern Nigerian border town of Damasak, in Borno State, the populationRead more.