Author: johannachisholm

Women-at-Risk Refugees Beg for More Time and Support Upon Arrival

Greensboro, North Carolina – On a recent afternoon in a small lecture hall here at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Natacha Nikokeza, a resettlement agent, met with a group of young women refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 25 who attended the meeting came dressed in […]

Forced Evictions in Cape Town Echo Apartheid Style Planning

When the eviction notice came, Nooran Dreyer didn’t first think of her grandchildren, or even her own well-being. Her mind instead went to her partially deaf, next-door neighbor, Gadije Cornelius. Over the 11 years that Dreyer, 46, has lived in Salt River she has developed a strong bond with her […]