As long as there have been humans there have been refugees. With wars in 27 areas*, an estimated 89.3 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced in 2021** (and that’s before Ukraine).
The latest issue of the journal Book 2.0 focuses on migration, movement and exile. Check out the article I wrote with author-illustrator Tatyana Feeney on the workshops we have done around Ireland to encourage integration: Bridges of hope: IBBY Ireland projects for a changing population
And read the other fascinating articles, poems and reflections on migration, in all its forms, here BTWO 12.1.