Refugees

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Refugees in Greece
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Refugee charities and organisations you can support from the UK

Yesterday, at least 409 people made the dangerous journey across the English channel. Here’s how you can help.

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Refugee Week: how to help.
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Refugee Week: how to show support during the Covid-19 crisis in 2020

Activist Jaz O'Hara shares her best learning resources with Stylist.

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Hollie Richardson
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Women for Women International offers hope as a lifeline initiative

Meet Stylist’s new official charity partner

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Kate Leahy
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Iraq refugee camp
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The human reality of conflict: women in Iraq fear for their lives once again

“Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable women and children are caught in the middle of this conflict,” says Brita Fernandez Schmidt.

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For Sama: meet the director of the most-nominated documentary in BAFTA history

Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab recorded her life in the most difficult of circumstances.

Christy Lefteri, author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, visited a UNICEF camp in Athens.
Books

”When we become numb to images of pain, fiction can help us feel empathy again”

Christy Lefteri on the power of books.

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3 women on what it’s really like to try and find work as a refugee

‘Refugees have got the resilience to make it’

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Samira Shackle
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Why Iranian chef Nasrin Rooghani is Stylist’s Woman of the Week

“Food has its own language. It makes people come together”

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Moya Crockett
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Why we must continue to fight for the women of Yarl’s Wood

If we’re serious about celebrating the suffragettes, we must offer support to these women.

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Clare Considine
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Meet the woman tackling period poverty for asylum seekers

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is activist Gabby Edlin, the founder of Bloody Good Period.

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Georgia Green
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What it’s really like to live as a refugee in the UK

"I feel that everything is blocked"

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Susan Devaney
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This incredible new campaign is helping refugees combat loneliness

Refugees want to learn English to become part of UK society

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Starbucks are hiring 2,500 refugees across Europe

Starbucks defiantly hiring 2,500 refugees across Europe despite public backlash

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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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A refugee couple name their newborn baby Justin Trudeau

The Syrian parents wanted to pay tribute to the Canadian PM

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Amy Swales
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Yezidi women photographs by Benjamin Eagle for Khalsa Aid
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Female ISIS survivors on love, grief and the power of endurance

These Yezidi women escaped ISIS. Photographer Benjamin Eagle hears their stories.

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Moya Crockett
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Romola Garai on why we must all fight to stand up for refugees

“Now is the time we need kindness most”

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Sheryl Sandberg just highlighted the importance of accepting refugees

“If my great-great grandmother had not taken that difficult journey, I would not be here today.”

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Moya Crockett
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The seven-year-old Syrian girl tweeting from Aleppo is safe

Bana al-Abed is among a group of children evacuated from war-torn east Aleppo on Monday.

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Moya Crockett
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“I hope the Olympics help me find my family”

A member of the Refugee Olympic Team on why the Games is about much more than sport

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Yeonmi Park on the story of her harrowing escape from North Korea

“We were bought and sold like cattle”

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