Abortion has often been a controversial subject throughout the past century, in different societies. In many countries abortion is still illegal, rendering women who continue with the procedure at higher risk, due to harmful and unverified abortion methods. Some countries have adopted the abortion law, which permits, prohibits, restricts, or […]
Author: Diane Bayeux
Although the United Nation Human Rights Convention enforces international organizations and governments to fully protect refugees and help in their settlement, a lot of the refugees find themselves in unsettling and waiting situations. Because they are waiting for their asylum status to be processed, or working on attaining a level […]
On November 13th, 2015, Paris endured terrorist attacks in certain districts, killing 130 civilians and injuring 350. Two days later, the president Francois Hollande proclaimed a state of emergency, leading to a series of warrantless house searches and enforced house arrests. Such a state normally only lasts for twelve days. Being […]
This past summer, I worked at a day center for refugees in Rome, Italy, called the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center. The center welcomes more than 200 refugees every Monday to Saturday in the neighborhood of Monti. These centers exist as places for refugees to spend their time while waiting for their visa […]
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