This video traces the reasons people leave their country of origin, some of the routes they travel, and the costs of the journey. The information draws on Fletcher research in Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East and Africa.Read more
By Catherine Wanjala, under the supervision of Kim Wilson.
During displacement, families are jolted into new realities. From navigating new foods and new educational opportunities to negotiating a maze of new customs, displaced households struggle to master their unfamiliar surroundings. Opportunities to earn a living also greatly differed from what refugees and migrants had available to them in their countries of origin. Refugees often found these new realities also shifted roles within the family.
She eventually leaves Syria for Turkey and hopes to continue on to Germany.Read more
Mainly expressed by young men pushed into going by their families, it has become a social norm. Others have madeRead more
Includes hoping to reunite with children and parents who have already made the journey to Europe or the US.Read more