Anti-refugees? Give them a job
(5 minute read) Eloise Thompson looks at the obstacles facing those fleeing war and persecution as they try to make an honest contribution to their host nation.
2022 War Diary
(4 minute read) Michal Gembal, a Polish father of four, recounts his family’s efforts in recent weeks to assist the flood of refugees arriving from Ukraine.
Refugee women: barriers to career development
(4 minute read) Anna Zhukova examines the obstacles faced by women fleeing persecution and hardship as they try to start a new life in a host country.
Telling the truth about refugees
(6 minute read) Mia Taylor warns that too much emphasis on numbers can inadvertently dehumanise the plight of those in need of welcome.
Beyond the headlines: refugees who enrich our countries
(6 minute read) Saher Ali is an atypical refugee. A student at Oxford University, she explores the rich field of refugee experiences and finds flowers that bloom in the mud.
Migrants turned into political weapons
(4 minute read) The suffering of migrants in Poland highlights the horror of human trafficking and its use as a weapon of political destabilisation. Concepción Lozano reports.
Painting the unseen
(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser meets artist James Earley whose portraits of people living on the edge of society are making waves.