How the migration crisis has challenged the free movement of people in Europe

12. June 2018

by Anna Saraste

At first, I see only barbed wire and then, walking through the front gates, people from all corners of the globe. A dirty, smelling stream of a liquid dimly resembling water runs down the street. Inside the camp, people huddle together in make-shift homes. One tent can hold up to ten people, daily food rations can only be obtained after queuing for hours. Up until few weeks ago, over 3,000 people had to share a single shower.

Letters to Europe – refugee women write

28. February 2018

The refugee crisis in Europe has raised tempers and become a subject of debate in almost every country. Over the course of the process, a stereotype has evolved, painting the ‘young, male Syrian refugee’ as the typical asylum seeker. This narrative leaves little space to talk about the often widely divergent backgrounds and identities of refugees and makes it easier to ignore refugee women, children, the elderly and their needs and role in the future of Europe.

Register now: Theatre performance and book launch – “Letters to Europe – refugee women write” – 16 September in Berlin and 21 September in Brussels

28. August 2017 The team behind Letters to Europe is pleased to invite you to join the launch of the book "Letters to Europe - refugee women write" and the theatre performance "refugee (woman) : )", based on the stories of female refugees included in the book. The book presentation and theatre performance will take … Continue reading Register now: Theatre performance and book launch – “Letters to Europe – refugee women write” – 16 September in Berlin and 21 September in Brussels