Forced to flee: What it means to be a woman refugee


The eyes of the children haunt me, they’ve seen too much.

– Nadia, who fled from persecution in Iraq

CARE is calling on governments to open safe and legal routes for people fleeing violence and persecution.

Governments must treat them with dignity, rather than criminalise them, forcing them onto the streets and into camps and detention centres.

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Since this video was filmed, Dana* has been reunited with her daughter in Vienna.

* name changed to protect her identity

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