H. comes from Iraq and lives in Berlin

We met H. on a Saturday afternoon in the refugee home where she is living in Berlin. The brownish Neo-Baroque house, built during World War I, was for a long time the City Hall of Friedenau, in the district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg. In 2016, the massive building was sold and it became what it is now:…

Study on Female Refugees: Represäntative Untersuchung von Geflüchteten Frauen in Unterschiedlichen Bundesländern in Deutschland

READ THE COMPLETE STUDY HERE: Study on Female Refugees Abschlussbericht_Final_ Spiegel online: Studie Frauen beklagen desolate Zustände in Flüchtlingsheimen Wie leben Frauen in deutschen Flüchtlingsheimen? Eine repräsentative Studie zeigt: Die Wohnsituation ist mies, es mangelt an Dolmetschern, Psychotherapien und Schutz vor sexuellen Übergriffen. Von Annette Langer Geschätzt ein Drittel der Flüchtlinge, die nach Deutschland kommen,…

LSE Book Review: Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women’s Perspectives and Experiences

Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women’s Perspectives and Experiences, a collection edited by Hansjörg Dilger and Kristina Dohrn and written in collaboration with a Berlin-based organisation, International Women’s Space, seeks to focus in on the specific experiences of women living in different forms of asylum accommodation across the German capital. Jennifer Philippa Eggert welcomes this collaborative…

Podcast Radio F: “Here I am only a number”

Click HERE to listen to the Radio F Interview with Damla Yıldırım. She is a Historian, Filmmaker from Istanbul and has been for the last three months in Germany seeking asylum. In the interview she speaks of the currently situation of women and intelectuals in Turkey and about what she has so far experienced in…

مصاحبه با خواهر می می Ein Interview mit Sister MIMI

سلام! من میریام هستم ازکشور کینیا. ۳۶ سال دارم و از ۱۹۹۷ بدینسو آلمان زندگی میکنم. سال ها پیش وقتی دختر خورد سالی بودم، همیشه از خودم سوال می کردم؛ اما تنها جوابی که همیشه می شنیدم این بود« زنان زیاد حرف نمی زنند». ازهمان آوان من اینرا درک کردم که زنان در افریقا از…