Support and Honour World Refugee Day with #ThePinProject and Millie Marketplace
By Shira Karney, HOLR Magazine
By Shira Karney, HOLR Magazine. June 20th is world refugee day, where the United Nations focusses their attention and awareness towards helping and honouring needs of refugees through working with designers brands and philanthropists raising awareness and creating opportunity. In honour of refugee day the new platform the Millie marketplace is holding the year-long initiative “The Pin Project”. There are more than 75-million displaced people and refugees worldwide.Every minute,20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror, at least 79.5 million people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes, among the mare nearly 26-million refugees and 50.8-million internally displaced people. June is the time where the united Nations and other organizations channel their goals, energy and resources towards supporting refugee’s, misplaced communities, and others in need. With an already heavy focus on amplifying women’s voices, increasing education and global perspectives is not new to supporting human rights and philanthropic initiatives.