JUNGLE NEWS

 NEWS FROM THE JUNGLE 

August 22, 2018

RWC is seeking a Women’s Support Worker to join our team in northern France, starting in early October 2018.

May 1, 2018

Following International Women’s Day last month, Frances Timberlake reflects on perceptions and realities of displaced women. The multiple roles they must often come to take on, and which they live with patience and fierce resilience, are...

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...

February 26, 2018

A new longterm volunteer at RWC reflects on her day with the hilarious Deborah Frances White of the The Guilty Feminist and making a podcast in the refugee distribution warehouse!!

February 15, 2018

Paddy  volunteered with the Refugee Women's Centre between the 27th of December 2017 and the 16th of January 2018. She shares with us a personal reflection of her time through descriptive creative writing piece, weaving the stories a...

January 29, 2018

Sadly, last Wednesday our RWC van broke down and is in need of a new gear box. Since many of the families are now being sheltered in surrounding towns, there is a greater need than ever to be mobile. Here is an update of the RWC sit...

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...

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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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