Month: December 2015

  • Caseworker praised for saving lives of teenage mother-to-be and baby

    30th December 2015

    Olesya Gunn

    A Migrant Help adviser is being praised for saving the lives of a teenage mother and her newborn baby after finding the pregnant woman sitting in a pool of blood. The vulnerable woman, an Eastern European victim of trafficking living in south-east Kent, doesn’t speak English and became very scared when she started bleeding. She...Read more

  • International Migrants Day

    18th December 2015

    This year will be remembered for the suffering of millions of displaced people being brought to attention of the whole world. We have all been saddened and shocked by the number of deaths that occurred during the perilous journeys undertaken by refugees desperate to get to safety. But we have also witnessed unprecedented solidarity and...Read more

  • Migrant Help on ITV News

    14th December 2015

    ITV News

    Migrant Help’s initiative aiming to help migrant children to integrate through sport has been featured on ITV News. To watch the video please click here.   ...Read more

  • Conversion to rugby overcomes migrants’ language barrier

    8th December 2015

    Picture by Paul Crowther

    Child migrants settling in Kent are being encouraged to meet and make friends with other children by involving themselves in sport thanks to a pilot project between Canterbury Rugby Club and Migrant Help UK. Families who come to Britain often find it is difficult for their children to integrate and get to know local children,...Read more

  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

    2nd December 2015

    The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 2 December. The day focuses on eradicating modern forms of slavery, such as human trafficking, sexual exploitation, child labour, forced marriage and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflicts. Unfortunately, freedom is still a dream for many. In the United Kingdom...Read more