Rucksack to Freedom

  Despite seeing images all over the news of refugee children, it is still very hard for us imagine what it would be like to have to leave your home, your family, your country. To get on a train or a boat, not knowing where you are going but suspecting that you...

Make a difference on World Refugee Day

Imagine making the decision to leave your home because a civil war has erupted in your country and it isn’t safe to stay. You are forced from your home and have to search for shelter in a different part of the world. You are met with financial,...

15 Feb 2017: Anne and Bana

She is a girl, she suffers. And she writes about her suffering, puts her life into words. She gets famous. It is a sad fame. Her name is Anne. Anne Frank. No, it’s Bana. Bana Alabed. She was born in Frankfurt or in Syria, dying from bombs or in death camps. She has...

International Youth Day and the Rio Olympics

The 12th of August is observed worldwide as International Youth Day. Set up by the UN in 2000, International Youth Day aims to draw attention to the cultural and legal issues experienced by young people across the globe. Themed by the UN, the title of this...

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