This is a powerful story of a woman who was turned into a refugee because of gang violence in her Central American country. For those of us in the United States, Ada’s story is a reminder that the refugee crisis is truly a global phenomenon. It’s not just happening in the middle east or Africa, but on America’s doorstep as well.
Next week, world leaders will gather in Istanbul for the first ever World Humanitarian Summit to try and find some global solutions to this global problem. A video like this serves to remind that this is not some faraway issue, but a challenge to be confronted right on America’s doorstep.