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Gaming
Gaming

This Syrian Refugee Made a Video Game Out of Her Perilous Journey to Europe

Dana fled her hometown of Damascus last year to seek refuge in Germany. Now, the 25-year-old invites others to trace her steps by playing "Bury Me, My Love."
Zing Tsjeng
11.20.17
Books
Books

Valeria Luiselli's New Book Tackles the Cruelty of Immigration Court

We spoke to the Mexican author about her new book, "Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions," which chronicles her experience interpreting for child refugees.
Marta Bausells
10.18.17
Art
Art

'People Are Dying Every Single Day': The Refugee Painting Syria's Pain

Syrian refugee and artist Miream Salameh spoke to Broadly about what it means to paint the destruction of her homeland.
Sammi Taylor
6.19.17
immigration
immigration

Undocumented, and Trapped Between Your Abuser and Deportation

Maria fled narcotrafficking violence in Mexico for the safety of the US—only for her abusive ex to report her to the immigration authorities.
Rossalyn Warren
6.16.17
Mother's Day
Mother's Day

Mother-Daughter Refugees Reunite With Family After 13 Years Apart

Aysar and her 20-year-old daughter Taghreed are Iraqi refugees working to help others settle in the US. This Mother's Day, the pair will embark on a trip to reunite with family they haven't seen in more than a decade.
Linda Yang
5.12.17
Germany
Germany

'Sunset Boulevard' Star Gloria Swanson Helped Jewish Inventors Flee Nazi Germany

Between the end of her silent film career and her 50s comeback, the actress brought Jewish inventors to America to collaborate on patents. Whether it was philanthropic or exploitative remains up for debate.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.4.17
Broadly Voices
Broadly Voices

Malala Shares What She Would Tell President Trump About the Refugee Crisis

Malala Yousafzai talks with Broadly about the refugee crisis, her work advocating for women's rights and education, and to discuss her new project, Girl Power Trip, which kicked off its global tour in April, 2017.
Broadly Staff
4.27.17
politics
politics

'We All Live in Fear': How Climate Change Is Devastating to Refugees

In Somaliland, a crippling drought has driven many women and children from their rural villages and into dangerous and overcrowded refugee camps.
Alice Rowsome
4.7.17
Voices
Voices

We Will Be Heard: Voices Against the Muslim Ban

In the days that followed President Trump's executive order that blocked US entry for people from seven majority-Muslim countries, we asked people who were affected, indirectly or directly, to voice their feelings on the ban. We share these with the...
Broadly Staff
3.7.17
Canada
Canada

Refugees Are Risking Their Lives By Walking Across the US Border to Canada

Over sixty refugees have entered Canada by walking from North Dakota to a small town in the province of Manitoba in sub-zero temperatures since January alone.
Sarah Hagi
2.9.17
uk
uk

For Pregnant Refugees, Every Day Is a Fight to Survive

Life is dangerous enough for the thousands of refugees traveling the perilous smuggling route across Europe. But for pregnant women, the journey is even riskier.
Sarah Graham
12.2.16
virtual reality
virtual reality

'I Wanted To Show Them How it Felt': The Women Using VR as Empathy Activism

From the experience of an Indigenous elder to the plight of pregnant refugees, meet the female filmmakers revolutionizing how we see the world.
Emma Watts
11.3.16