Fahrinisa Campana

Arash Hampay and a group of volunteers pack and distribute "hope bags."

In Greece, refugees and migrants turn to each other to get through coronavirus pandemic

For those living in camps or sleeping rough in Greece, the country's lockdown poses many challenges. In the absence of much government help, refugees are turning to each other for support.

In Greece, refugees and migrants turn to each other to get through coronavirus pandemic
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Young migrants and refugees in Greece wanted to be heard. So they started their own newspaper.

Young migrants and refugees in Greece wanted to be heard. So they started their own newspaper.
sara mardini and sean binder

Syrian refugee 'hero swimmer' Sara Mardini is out of prison. She plans to keep helping refugees.

Syrian refugee 'hero swimmer' Sara Mardini is out of prison. She plans to keep helping refugees.
A tattered boat on the sea under stormy skies.

Greece's refugee crisis creates a strain on an already fragile ecosystem

Greece's refugee crisis creates a strain on an already fragile ecosystem
hero swimmers

She’s one of the Syrian refugee ‘hero swimmer’ sisters. Now, she's in a Greek prison.

She’s one of the Syrian refugee ‘hero swimmer’ sisters. Now, she's in a Greek prison.
Lawrence Alatrash, 25, a non-binary gay Syrian refugee, shows a photo of himself on his mobile phone dressed up in a green tutu for last year's gay pride parade in downtown Athens, Greece.  

Some refugees use Grindr to find love — and money

Lawrence Alatrash fled his homeland in 2012, not only because of the developing Syrian civil war but also because of safety concerns due to his sexual orientation and gender identity. Now, at 25, he has the freedom to openly express his true self for the first time. 

Some refugees use Grindr to find love — and money
Animation of a person lying in the dark in what seems to be a jail cell. Light shines in from a window with bars.

At a clinic for torture survivors, an Iranian refugee works to build a new life

Behzad says he was imprisoned and tortured in Iran for four years before fleeing to Greece. In Athens, a special clinic for torture survivors, run by Doctors Without Borders, is helping people like him rebuild their lives.

At a clinic for torture survivors, an Iranian refugee works to build a new life
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Refugee women in Greece are moving forward. But many men around them are not.

As nonprofits educate and train women, the gap in programming can and has caused additional conflict and violence in the homes of many refugee women whose husbands have begun to feel their power slip away as their wives and daughters move forward with their lives. 

Refugee women in Greece are moving forward. But many men around them are not.
Dawoodi Bohra Muslims

In India's Dawoodi Bohra community, there's a growing debate about FGM

At 7 years old, like thousands of Bohra girls before her, Masooma Ranalvi, now 51, underwent female circumcision. And, like the thousands of young girls before her, she too, was lured by women in her family with the promise of an outing to get ice cream or a special treat.

In India's Dawoodi Bohra community, there's a growing debate about FGM