Tamara Wood

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The refugee convention wasn't designed with women in mind. Women fleeing domestic violence and asking for asylum face many barriers to qualifying for protection under international law.

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The unique response of the Horn of Africa to Yemeni refugees could offer lessons to other countries and regions dealing with similar influxes, writes Tamara Wood.

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Australia is signatory to a number of international protocols that deal with people smuggling, so officials could fall foul of these if it's proven they paid smugglers to turn a boat back to Indonesia, writes Tamara Wood.