STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Womens Committee Burundi

Giving back: Solidarity amongst Burundian Refugee women in camps

24.04.2019

In Nduta Camp in Kigoma Region, Tanzania, a jovial group of Burundian refugee women seated together, babies asleep on their laps and toddlers chasing each other in circles. The women are engaging in casual chats while they sew ...

Community Dialogue Forum Tanzania

Community Dialogue Forums Foster Peaceful Coexistence between Communities in Kigoma Region, Tanzania

24.04.2019

“There is no better way to resolve disputes than sitting in a round table and discussing the issues peacefully.” – a reflective thought from Frederick, a refugee participant from Mtendeli Refugee Camp.

Consortium Uganda

New EU-funded project to benefit Vulnerable Refugees in Uganda

14.03.2019

A European Union-funded humanitarian project, extending over twelve months, has been launched in Uganda to address the basic needs of DR Congolese refugees in the southwest of the country. The project was presented today, 14 Ma...

Eedah Azraq Camp

Syrian refugee brings a strand of normal life to women living in the Azraq Camp

14.03.2019

The idea feels magnificently ordinary – even mundane. It is something that we see and experience almost every day. But for women living inside refugee camps, it is a reminder of what life back home used to be like.

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Rebuilding lives and livelihoods in Kosovo

14.03.2019

Srdjan Dimić and his wife fled from their home in Izvor, Kosovo, to Serbia in 1999. In 2017, they returned with their baby daughter to find their house completely destroyed. With nowhere to live and no means to pay rent, the fa...

Women And Girls Safe Space Azraq Camp

Women-only centre in Azraq Camp restores refugees’ love for life

08.03.2019

The Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) new female-only space is providing respite to refugees of all ages.

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A woman’s fight for survival in refuge

07.03.2019

Even after years of displacement, Nour does not allow her refugee status to stand in her way of becoming the woman she knows she can be.

Greece Int Day Of Women In Science

Refugee girls get inspired on Intl. Day of Women and Girls in Science

28.02.2019

February 11 marked the fourth year of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and the renewed commitment of over 68 countries to achieve gender equality in science. In mainland sites in north Greece, refugee childre...

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The laundry space in Skaramangas: More than just washing clothes

22.02.2018

Being constantly on the move, refugees often have trouble finding where to wash their clothes and personal items. In Greek hosting sites, where people stay until their asylum procedure is concluded, laundry services can make a ...

Photo Sessions Schisto

Through My Eyes: Refugee youth get creative and connect with Greeks through photography

30.01.2019

Many of the refugee children and youth who have arrived in Greece have endured traumatic experiences in their perilous journeys and require separate consideration. To enable them to express themselves and restore a sense of nor...