Refugee women in Greece promote gender equality through film

In the offices of a small Athens charity offering vocational courses, a group of women are busy editing short films and podcasts under the supervision of an American director.


Ataa Bremo from Syria and other refugees film an interview on gender-based violence
Women refugees from Congo, Syria, Afghanistan and Iran are being taught digital media and journalism skills

Refugees from Congo, Syria, Afghanistan and Iran, the women are being trained by GlobalGirl Media, an organisation teaching digital media and journalism skills to young women from under-served communities.


But although some have come to Greece from halfway across the world, they have found that the problems they face are not so different after all.