From teacher to translator: meet Sybil
Translators improve lives by translating potentially lifesaving information into often ‘marginalized’ languages spoken by vulnerable individuals. Those who volunteer for
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An evolving crisis needs an evolving glossary
The expanded TWB Bangladesh Glossary app is now available for field workers and interpreters working on the Rohingya humanitarian response.
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Digital development, language gaps, and a prophetic bird
Language technology can help those in need use technology to proactively communicate and access information. We are in the midst
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Enlarging the small print on sexual exploitation and abuse
Simplifying and translating the rules is the first step to keeping everyone safe. Sexual exploitation and abuse remains a sad
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Translating with empathy improves wellbeing in Bangladesh
“I always put myself in the shoes of the person(s) for whom I am translating.” Mak, translator for Translators without
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The global response to displacement and language barriers – three reasons for hope
United Nations (UN) member states will soon have a critical opportunity to make systematic improvements to how the world assists
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Witnesses to a struggle: Rundi translators are transforming lives
“I have become someone who can joyfully ‘plant a tree under whose shade he doesn’t plan to sit.’” Céderick, translator
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Rohingya complaint box
Hefazot transforms to nirapotta; janela becomes kirkiri
One year into the Rohingya refugee response, a language evolves with its people. Language is fluid. It is subject to
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Language in northeast Nigeria
Translating mental health — finding language solutions in northeast Nigeria
If the sign at the mental health clinic read, “Services for mad people,” would you walk in for help? Yet
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Ellie and Andrew TWB Visit
Report from the Field
Our Board Chair visits Bangladesh, sees progress and challenges first hand I recently visited Bangladesh with Ellie Kemp, our Head
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