JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE JUNGLE 

April 8, 2018

A crinkly smile, a steaming brew, a stream of tears, a flying boot, children’s laughter, an enveloping hug, a dry, chapped hand held tight to a heart – sights, sounds, scents, emotions. How do I reduce this experience to words? And who’s...

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...

December 4, 2017

Sahra was a long term volunteer with the Refugee Women's Centre from June to September, and continues to be a valuable part of the RWC team from the UK, helping to coordinate new volunteers.  She lives/studies in London and is in her las...

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

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...

June 29, 2017

Exciting news from Women's Centre! With your fantastic support and help from Donate 4 Refugees, the Women’s Centre has been able to purchase a van that will become our new Mobile Women’s Centre.

Thank you all for your support so far. It h...

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...

April 25, 2017

THANK YOU! For your rapid support after the fire.

We are determined to keep supporting those in and around Dunkirk so, today, we are launching our official vehicle fundraising appeal.

Some of our volunteers were allowed back on camp last T...

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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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