Interview. We spoke to Carmen Juares from the Association of Migrant Women in Catalonia, an organisation set up to provide support for migrant domestic workers, one of society’s most invisible groups of women.
Interview. We spoke to Pamela Ballagamba, coordinator of the Fundació Ficat and head of the Decàpolic project, devoted to the reception and inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers.
City Council. Municipal support for migrants has been bolstered throughout the summer with a joint operation with the Catalan Red Cross to handle the arrival of people from the southern border.
Cooperation. Three volunteers explain and take stock of their experiences on solidarity trips to southern countries.
Awareness. An expedition of 300 people spent nine days travelling through Italy to get an insight into and to raise awareness about the violation of people’s rights in the country.
Cooperation. Assessment of the agreement with Stop Mare Mortum to provide legal advice for asylum seekers.
Entities. Thanks to the work of volunteers, the language classes at BarcelonaActua help young refugees and immigrants feel valued and welcome.
Interview. We spoke to David Llistar, Director of Global Justice and International Cooperation at Barcelona City Council.
LGBTI. Asylum requests on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity rise by the day. The problem requires personalised solutions and for our society to become more aware of the situation.
Cooperation. The boat ‘Open Arms’ arrives with sixty people rescued at sea.
Emergency. Joint responsibility between all administrations is needed to handle the extraordinary reception situation, with the significant increase in arrivals.