REFUGEE POKER

SONITA: A GIRL'S FIGHT AGAINST A FORCED MARRIAGE

CHALLENGES FOR MIGRANT WOMEN IN ARGENTINA

REFUGEE POKER

SONITA: A GIRL'S FIGHT AGAINST A FORCED MARRIAGE

CHALLENGES FOR MIGRANT WOMEN IN ARGENTINA

    Editors’ Note

Welcome to the fourth issue of Women Across Frontiers, devoted to one of the most critical topics of our time: Women and Migration.

June 20 is World Refugee Day, and we invite you to commemorate the 65 million women, men and children around the world that have been forced to leave their homes and to undertake perilous journeys in search of a safe haven. [read more]

  Spotlight

Refugee v/s migrant. Why does it matter?

Learn about the key differences between refugee and migrant by watching Devex video about this commonly-used buzzwords.

  Features

The Difficulties of Being an LGBT Refugee in Germany

The needs of the LGBT community within the refugee community, in particular, demonstrates the inadequacy of a cookie-cutter approach to the asylum process.

  Features

Uganda: Refugee Women Create Economic Opportunities

Congolese women refugees are creating a vibrant bitenge market in Uganda and give back to their new homeland.

  Reviews

Teen Artists Combat Misogyny By Unapologetically Celebrating Their Girlhood

Through their art and entrepreneurship, a determined group of girls are combatting society’s misconceptions about them.

  Profiles

Mighty Aphrodite

Since the day over a year ago when the first boat full of refugees landed on the shore in front of the Aphrodite Hotel on the Greek island of Lesvos, Aphrodite Vati Mariola and her family have been immersed in the refugee crisis.

  Commentary

Dangerous Migration: Women Search for Disappeared Relatives in Mexico

A high number of migrants have died or disappeared while attempting to reach the United States. These are the stories of the wives and daughters left behind.

Follow us on Twitter!

Support Us / Apoya nuestra causa

Your contribution helps support our passionate team of on-the-ground reporters, photographers and editors.
Tu contribución ayuda a nuestro equipo de reporteros internacionales, fotógrafos y editores.

Support Us

Pin It on Pinterest

GET INSPIRED!

Women's stories, right in your inbox.
Join WAF! It's free!

I'm ready to donate.