JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE GROUND

August 22, 2019

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

For immediate release

** Version francaise ci-dessous **

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++english version below++

COORDINATEUR EN PLAIDOYER ET ADMINISTRATIF

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...

March 12, 2019

RWC is seeking a Support Worker to join our team in northern France, starting in April 2019 (flexible start date).

The Refugee Women’s Centre is a small and dynamic team of female volunteers, working in informal refugee camps in northern...

February 25, 2019

RWC is seeking a Psychosocial Support Worker to join our team in northern France, starting in April 2019 (flexible start date).

The Refugee Women’s Centre is a small and dynamic team of female volunteers, working in informal refugee camps...

November 12, 2018

This is the third and last part of a long piece. You can find the beginning of the story here.

Part 3 – Repercussions

We made lists, lots of lists. Lists of families, lists of people, names, ages, compositions, nationalities. We transfe...

November 11, 2018

This is the second part of a long piece. You can find the first part here.

Part 2 – Making us visible
 

Yes, we will go with you ask for our rights and for those of our children. Adrenaline started pumping into the team: we had never do...

November 10, 2018

Part 1 – Shelter
 

My name is Caroline. I am one of the co-founders of the Refugee Women’s Centre. And a few months ago, it hit me that I was part of the 1%. You know, the evil one percentile that we stood up against, during days and nigh...

October 26, 2018

It’s 6 o’clock and the Refugee Women’s Centre (RWC) has almost finished distributions for the day. A twelve-year-old girl walks with Emma and I to the edge of the ”Jungle”. She has her arms wrapped around a cooking pot piled high with a...

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