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Refugee Women's Centre
A volunteer-led safe space for refugee women and children of Northern France.
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Refugee Women's Centre Jul 28
Donations are what allows us to keep going! The support of all our donors ensures that we are able to continue providing support to women and families living outside here in Grande-Synthe and Calais, and brings a…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jul 13
*French and British governments continue the Hostile Environment policy in Calais* On Friday, a large-scale and violent eviction removed over 500 people from their living spaces in Calais. Once again, people were…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jul 3
Yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) condemned France for the inhuman and degrading living conditions of three asylum-seekers who were living outside. In northern France, we also see the rights of…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 28
*Urgent Action*: Write to your MP today! Safe and legal routes for family reunification are under threat with the UK’s planned Brexit agreement. This would be devastating for the many separated families and…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 25
The lack of access to emergency shelter in the Dunkirk area is consistently one of the major hurdles facing displaced people, and organisations supporting them. In response to this, a shelter project called Maison…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 24
Women 4 Refugee Women’s incredible ‘A Window into Our Lives’ project shines a light on the experiences of destitute asylum seekers in London, through their own photography. These are voices that need to be heard,…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 21
So grateful for all our supporters, allowing us to carry on doing the work we do!
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 21
As a small grassroots organization, donations are what keeps our work going. A massive thank you to osrefugeeaid team for their recent generous donation, which allows us to keep doing all of this! If you would like…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 18
Presence and absence: maintaining a frontline service during Covid-19. Please read this post from one of our coordinators!! Presence et absence: Comment maintenir les services de première ligne durant COVID-19. À lire:
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 15
Refugee Week - Imagine To mark Refugee Week this year, we would like to share some pieces from the Journal des Jungles. Organised and edited by the Plateforme des Soutiens aux Migrants, this edition’s theme was on…
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Refugee Women's Centre Jun 10
BLACK LIVES MATTER We have been deeply angered by the murder of George Floyd, and the violence used by police against protesters over the last few weeks. For too long black people and communities of colour have…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 30
BREAKING THE ISOLATION, CLAIMING A EUROPEAN RESIDENCE PERMIT: transitional migrants' initiative  Today, in Paris, Marseille and other European cities, migrants of all backgrounds have held demonstrations and…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 27
The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights have published their 2019 Annual Report. We would like to bring your attention to their section on migration ‘THE RIGHT TO HAVE RIGHTS AT EUROPE’S…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 24
JAZHNTAN PIROZ BET // EID MUBARAK ! Today, we celebrate the festival of Eid al-Fitr or 'Jazhn' in Kurdish Sorani. Our thoughts are particularly with people who have been separated from their families and…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 21
Nord de la France : en pleine crise sanitaire, les défenseurs des droits des migrants sont toujours harcelés
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Refugee Women's Centre May 21
This Thursday, we join in their campaign!
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Refugee Women's Centre May 17
MAWDA: 2 YEARS ON Today, we commemorated the two year anniversary of the killing of Mawda. Mawda was a two-year old girl we worked with in the winter of 2017-18, who was killed by the bullet of a Belgian policeman…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 15
Happy International Day of Families! At a time when so many of us are separated from our families due to COVID-19 restrictions, International Day of Families reminds us to hug them closer when we see them again. We…
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Refugee Women's Centre May 12
This weekend saw a spike in UK media coverage of Channel boat crossings from northern France, much of which scaremongering and dehumanising. Recent weeks have indeed seen high numbers of people from camps here in…
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