Hermina arrived in Finland as a refugee. She calls for more empathy for those who have been forced to flee from their homes. You never know when you might need help yourself.
Immigrants arrive in Europe with the hope of a residence permit and a new life. This general perception is challenged by a recent British study. Researcher Dr. Vicki Squire and her research team have conducted extensive interviews which indicate that Europe is often reached with very little knowledge and sometimes even by coincidence.
”My name is Leila and I am 15. I have been in Finland for a week now. Our journey here was long. I am still tired. We walked so so much and so long.
Children suffering from war trauma have difficulties to play freely. It is as if they feel they don’t have the permission to be happy. Healing takes time.