i am a migrant
8,341 km from home
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"My experience as a migrant was not easy, but it was nothing compared to the odysseys endured by the millions of refugees..."

Jim Yong
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"Instead of saying, ‘we are refugees,’ I want us to say, ‘we are the same as the others.’ We can make it even if we live far from home."
Mohammed , 1,016 km

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Phumzile, 12,840 km
"Being a migrant has to be an opportunity to start afresh and to build a better life. Migration is an empowering process for women."

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Pierre, 7,694 km
“Only by migrating from our ignorance can we truly fight prejudice.” #iamamigrant
Jennifer , 8,915 km
"I felt like I had been hit by a culture that was a century in the future compared to the one I had come from." #iamamigrant
Eddy, 1,850 km
“Having to flee my country couldn’t stop me from driving social change.” #iamamigrant

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Inas, 307 km
"My only hope is for my children to live a luckier life than me." #iamsyrian
Karen, 2,746 km
"Now I can easily find a common language with new people and I can channel communication in a positive way.” #iamamigrant
 

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