We had inspiring conversations with film makers at the 5th edition of Refugee Voices in Film at the Cannes Film Festival hosted by @iefta_org. We had explored the challenges, needs & opportunities for telling #refugeestories. https://t.co/EffUh2gEQ1
Right now, 100 million people have fled their homes = More than 1% of the world’s population.
Their hopes and dreams
They deserve a better future.
#ForcedToFlee #WithRefugees https://t.co/YEYQ7ochq4
"Women should be encouraged to study and children to make something of their lives" says Maymun who was a refugee in Ethiopia and is now studying at the University of Florence thanks to the #UNICORE scholarship program.
Watch her story 👉 https://t.co/CBgf9fhZs8https://t.co/TWQE1ezl3h
Nura is only 10 years old and about to undergo FGM, a harmful cultural practice that can lead to serious health complications and even death. Together with her friend Zahra, she flees.
This is a story of survival and hope.
Watch the entire film https://t.co/6NNlpKOQqLhttps://t.co/DqhDBtNdBw
Love can blossom in the most unlikely of places. Naima and Omar, from Somalia, met in a traffickers warehouse in #Libya.
"The first time I saw her she was in a difficult situation," says Omar. "She was being tortured and beaten."
In honor of #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, let us think of victims of human trafficking, such as Adonay, who have experienced physical and psychological abuse during their journeys, which can result in major mental or emotional health implications. https://t.co/ArGcofCb0a