JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE GROUND

March 11, 2018

Recent Volunteers at the RWC, Paddy gathers thoughts and reflections on motherhood, mothering and displacement. Drawing words from poignant poems, from experience and of course from women who are also Mothers. It is a day to reflect...

November 21, 2017

This week RWC Volunteer Nina De Cloet took the time to interview Doris a wonderful Belgian volunteer,  about her heart -and feet- warming sock washing system. Doris is in her early seventies and visits the jungle of Grande Synthe on a we...

November 7, 2017

The police constantly patrol the wastelands and parks in Calais waking anyone they find, sometimes with a foot, a baton or a canister of tear gas, and moving them on ‘Allez, allez!’ ‘Degagez!’ They take any blankets or sleeping bags they...

September 24, 2017

Dear Mr Collomb, Here’s a taste of what my day in the Dunkirk Jungle was like. Hope you’ll enjoy! 6h30: We get to the Jungle. On the parking lot next to the shopping mall near the entrance of the Jungle, we see 12 buses and about 20 po...

September 24, 2017

Madeleine is currently on the ground volunteering with the Refugee Women's Centre. She is 24 years old, from Bielefeld, Germany and is Studying Education Sciences and Philosophy with a focus on Ethics, Human Rights and Social Work. This...

August 16, 2017

The Refugee Women's Mobile Centre van has now been functioning on the ground for almost a month! We are happy to announce we have been able to offer women, children and families a touch of respite, running activities such as English less...

June 23, 2017

Sue Cooper has volunteered several times in Northern France, initially with Help Refugees and now regularly supporting the Women's Center. Her background is in nursing and she worked for many years for Macmillan Cancer Support. She curre...

June 8, 2017

Dear supporter of the Women's Centre, 

I'm writing to you to give you an update on the situation regarding Maryam, her baby and her husband. As you might already know from previous publications, Maryam was released from retention and...

May 17, 2017

After being deprived of its freedom, an 8 month-old baby was placed in a temporary family, with the mother and father being currently locked up in separate though neighbouring buildings, both threatened with deportation to Afghanistan an...

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The Refugee Women's Centre

is committed to supporting migrant women and children living without shelter in northern France.

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