Refugees

Refugees, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Women and girls are still bearing the brunt of the humanitarian crisis and Taliban control in Afghanistan

What is the day-to-day reality for Afghan women and girls right now?

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Amy Beecham
  • Migrant crisis: as 27 people die trying to cross the channel, we can’t stop paying attention to the humanitarian crisis
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    Refugees are dying while crossing the Channel – here’s how you can help

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

  • Refugee crisis: “I fled Afghanistan with nothing and made a life in the UK – now the government says I’m a criminal”
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    Bahar’s story: “I fled Afghanistan in the back of a truck with nothing”

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Best new memoirs 2021
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Real-life writing to love from Michaela Coel, Bernardine Evaristo and more

From Black British icons to escaping cults, discover incredible non-fiction to read now.

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Francesca Brown
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What life is really like under the Taliban: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story
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“What life is like under the Taliban”: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story to Stylist

“I struggle to see any hope for the future.”

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Amy Beecham
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BBC Radio 4 Deborah Frances White Rolls The Dice
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Deborah Frances-White takes over Stylist on IWD with Choose Love – here’s why

The Guilty Feminist creator explains why she's choosing love for International Women's Day

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Womna with back turned in dark
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“I knew my life was in danger and I had to leave Uganda”

This year the theme of International Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge. Stylist spoke to a young refugee about why she fled Uganda and her new life in the UK.

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Natalie Gil
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Hollie Richardson
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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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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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Brita Fernandez Schmidt
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For Sama
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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.

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Colin Crummy
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Christy Lefteri, author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, visited a UNICEF camp in Athens.
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”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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Christy Lefteri
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Long Reads

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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Visible Women

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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Clare Considine
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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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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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Life

This incredible new campaign is helping refugees combat loneliness

Refugees want to learn English to become part of UK society

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Susan Devaney
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Life

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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