New Blog Post on Violence against Refugee Women at EU Borders

22 July 2020 by Jane Freedman
New blog post by Madita Erdmann on Germany's response to violence against refugee women at EU borders   Read the full blog here: https://peacelab.blog/2020/07/germany-should-acknowledge-and-counter-violence-against-refugee-women-at-the-eus-borders

For many refugee women, borders are spaces of violence and insecurity. Germany should acknowledge the risk of gender-based violence at EU borders in its new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, address colonialism as a cause of migration, and recognize its resulting historical responsibility. The government should use the action plan as more than a foreign policy tool.