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IRIN's Top Picks: Child mortality, counting the dead and Africa on the up
11 September 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
Australia still has questions to answer on refugees
9 September 2015 (IRIN ), While Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s announcement today that Australia will take in an additional 12,000 Syrians from persecuted minorities is welcome, it fails to address a host of problems with the country’s deeply flawed policies towards migrants and asylum seekers:
How anxiety and despair haunt trafficked children
9 September 2015 (IRIN ), For children and young people exploited by traffickers in Southeast Asia, escape or rescue ought to put an end to their nightmare. But new research paints a grim picture of the lasting effects on their mental health.
Typhoon Grindr: love, liberation and post-disaster sex in the Philippines
8 September 2015 (IRIN ), Researcher Jonathan Corpus Ong found an unexpected silver lining in the wake of the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan:
Abuses rise along with pro-Afghan government militias
7 September 2015 (IRIN ), In a bid to enforce its authority in Kunduz where the Taliban has taken over about 70 percent of the province, the Afghan government has scaled up support of militia – a controversial tactic since such groups have a history of abuses against civilians, according to Human Rights Watch and others.
Venezuela crackdown forces out Colombian migrants
3 September 2015 (IRIN ), Venezuela has embarked on a campaign to deport Colombian migrants and refugees it accuses of involvement in cross-border smuggling. The arrival of thousands of returnees at the border is overwhelming authorities and aid agencies.
Europe doesn't have a migrant crisis, it has a Syrian crisis
2 September 2015 (IRIN ), Imagine Syria didn’t exist. The war never happened and no one had to flee. How would Europe’s migration crisis look then?
When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay home
1 September 2015 (IRIN ), In the 2010 general elections, about 150,000 Muslims in this isolated township in western Myanmar were able to cast their votes. When the country returns to the polls in November the number of Muslim voters here is likely to be about a dozen.
Freedom brings stigma and fresh fears for Boko Haram 'wives'
1 September 2015 (IRIN ), Hundreds of women and girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram have since escaped or been rescued, but their struggles are far from over.
Debates over language: a dangerous distraction?
31 August 2015 (IRIN ), Migrants? Refugees? Or just "people" fleeing horror and hardship? All this attention on what terms we use for the thousands risking their lives to reach Europe is missing the point, argues Melissa Phillips, who says our energies would be better spent on a more coordinated response and a better understanding of why so many people are on the move.

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