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Roads of scars

If you have been lucky enough to meet a refugee, you know very well that body, journey and history are central words. Strade di Cicatrici, the winning story of the 2021 edition of the Centro Astalli‚Äôs literary contest Writing Does Not Go Into Exile‚ÄĮ, opens with a sentence that recalls these words and the text …

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Day of Remembrance and Hospitality

October 3rd has become the Day of Remembrance and Hospitality in Italy, a day that commemorates all the victims of immigration and promotes awareness-raising initiatives.

Protection with Dignity

JRS Ireland Refugee Speaker, Folashade, shared powerful testimony about seeking asylum in Ireland and living in the system of Direct Provision.   

Suggestions et actions concrètes sur comment aborder le sujet des déplacements forcés causés par le conflit en Ukraine

Ces derni√®res semaines, nous avons tous re√ßu beaucoup d’informations sur le conflit en Ukraine et sur la situation des Ukrainiens qui fuient leur pays. Si vous √™tes enseignant.e, vous avez probablement abord√© ce sujet avec votre classe, car les √©l√®ves peuvent se sentir concern√©s ou se demander ce qu’ils peuvent faire pour aider ces personnes …

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Talking to Papis and David

A group of students of the Liceo ‚ÄúPetrarca‚ÄĚ in Italy interviewed Papis and David, two young men from Senegal and Ivory Coast.¬†¬†

A CHANGE story: Ivo Shimwa

Ivo arrived in Belgium in 2013 from Mozambique and became a speaker for JRS’s awareness-raising programme CHANGE. He now visits schools in Belgium to help students change perspectives on migration.