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Refugee Women Experience New Opportunities in European Cities

Over the past few years, Europe has seen an influx of refugees. BBC recently reported on the migrant crisis the continent has experienced. Over a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015 alone. Migration has slowed from its peak, but it shows no signs of stopping.

They estimate over 362,000 refugees crossed the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. Hundreds of thousands have followed since. The UN Refugee Agency continues to track this migration. Over 2,000 refugees have made the passage in the first few weeks of 2018 alone,

Crossing the Mediterranean is a dangerous journey, and many refugees get lost at sea. Once they arrive in Europe, often their journey continues. Sometimes, refugees face oppression and prejudice in their new homes.

Full Article on the blog jamilehkharrazi.co.uk

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