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13 Sep
Conditions at Moria refugee camp are “shameful”

Moria, the first reception centre on the Greek island of Lesvos, recently described in a BBC report as "the worst refugee camp in the world," is currently hosting almost three times its capacity.

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16 Mar
New SGBV case management team at Thessaloniki’s urban area

The Center for Research on Women’s Issues – Diotima, is a nonprofit, non governmental women’s organization. It was established in the late 1980s aiming at systemically highlighting discriminations against women on all levels of social, political and economic life. Our main goals are: To act as a point of reference for women through a plethora...

Migrants queue in the compound outside the Berlin Office of Health and Social Affairs (LAGESO) as they wait to register in Berlin, Germany, October 7, 2015. German authorities are struggling to cope with the roughly 10,000 refugees arriving every day, many fleeing conflict in the Middle East. The government expects 800,000 or more people to arrive this year and media say it could be up to 1.5 million.  REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY   - RTS3DBH
23 Feb
Lecture for the precarious housing of refugees in Italy

Italy: one of the main refugees’ frontline in Europe. From an adventurous landing in to precarious housing. Tuesday 27 February 2018 6pm @ French School of Athens, 6 Didotou street, Athens, Greece École française d’Athènes Speaker: Silvia Mugnano Discussant: Thomas Maloutas The international migration inflow to Italy is relatively recent phenomenon, dating back to early 1990....

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9 Feb
Visit to the Diachronic Museum for refugee women residing in Larissa Camp

On Friday February 2nd, in the framework of awareness and social integration of the refugees living in the open structure for refugees of Thessaly in Koutsohero, Larissa, a visit of cultural interest by a group of refugee women took place in the “Diachronic Museum” of Larissa. The visit was organized by the Municipality of Larissa...

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6 Feb
Joint briefing paper: A stocktaking of the situation for refugee women and girls

Since 2015, more than one million asylum seekers have arrived to Greece in search of refuge in Europe [1]; and 34% of asylum applicants have been women and girls [2]. Their situation in Greece grew increasingly precarious in March 2016, when they found themselves stranded as a result of closed borders along the Western Balkan route...

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8 Oct
Feminisms In crisis: An open discussion

An open discussion to address the relationship of multiple–declared and undeclared–crises to the political, intellectual, and experiential project of feminism; or, more accurately, of feminisms–since they are plural, heterogeneous, and internally contested. How might we envision a feminist response to intersecting crises? Is there a crisis within “feminism” or among “feminisms”? Featuring interventions by :...