February 12, 2020

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Today, the Refugee Women's Centre and Refugee Rights Europe sent a joint letter to the French Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior and Secretary of State for Gender Equality regarding the worsening sit...

February 3, 2020

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About the Refugee Women’s Centre 

The Refugee Women's Centre (RWC) is an all-female organisation working to provide close support to displaced women and family units in Northern France. The organisation w...

January 2, 2020

Over the course of the past year, RWC has continue to change and develop. We have seen a total of 39 volunteers work with us, and have supported an estimated 400 families.

For the first months of the year, most of the families we supporte...

October 30, 2019

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Alongside emergency response on the ground in northern France, RWC also work on long-term advocacy projects aimed at creating structural change for the women and families we work with.

This includes pushi...

October 24, 2019

Family Reunion threatened with closure post-Brexit

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We have worked with many unaccompanied girls and boys in Calais and Dunkirk, many of who are attempting to reunite with family in the UK. As options are...

September 18, 2019

Personnes exilées à Grande-Synthe: Les associations dénoncent une évacuation de trop 

Communiqué de presse- 18 September 2019

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(A Grande-Synthe, le 17/09/19) - Ce jour, l’Etat et la municipalité ont organisé une é...

August 22, 2019

Press release 22 August 2019 / Communiqué de presse 22 aout 2019

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Tragic disappearance of woman at UK border is a symptom of wider problem: Lack of access to legal routes of passa...

April 1, 2019

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Nous recherchons une personne pour mener le volet communication et plaidoyer francophone. Etre bien organisée, ainsi qu’avoir un intérêt pour les politiques locales, régi...

March 29, 2019

Long-term volunteer, Sophie, arrived in Calais in September 2018 and joined RWC the following month. Through spoken-word poetry she has reflected on her experience on the ground and by extension how she views the European 'migrant crisis...

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The Refugee Women's Centre

is committed to supporting migrant women and children living without shelter in Grande-Synthe, Dunkirk and Calais.

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