The lasting trauma of separation

“Here we go again,” says artist Ruth Schwiening as she watches in dismay at the refugees fleeing from the Ukraine and especially the children who will be temporarily or permanently separated from their parents. Schwiening was a Kindertransport child, a Jewish refugee...

Our response to recent events in Afghanistan

The team here at Separated Child has been devastated to see how events have unfolded in Afghanistan over the past few weeks. Whilst we recognise the government’s commitment to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees over the next five years, we know that many people...

Club Class, moving beyond lockdown

It has been a bit different at Club Class since the first lockdown in 2020 but while Zoom has its disadvantages, it also has its advantages. Prior to Covid, Club Class was a London based facility and even those in London had to find the time and the effort to attend...

Annie’s masks

Empathy is the key to being a decent human being. It is the foundation for ethical behaviour, to making good relationships, for being able to love and for professional success. It prevents bullying and many other forms of cruelty. It is refreshing to see it in someone...