Fact check

ROSA’s aim is to provide direct humanitarian aid and clarify the situation at the European external border. Basing ourselves on facts and figures; below you will find some of the sources we found useful:


Human rights are the pre-governmental and egalitarian rights which all people are entitled to. They are the rights that claim universal validity and are inalienable, indivisible and interdependent. We demand that state and supranational sovereign powers respect, protect and fulfil these rights, only then can individual states help build just societies and counteract discrimination. When interpreting human rights, it is important that the diversity of people and cultures is taken into account.

For more information see: https://unric.org/de/allgemeine-erklaerung-menschenrechte/

The European Convention on Human Rights’ is a binding protection of fundamental rights under international law, in which European states have committed themselves to the recognition of fundamental freedoms and human rights. It includes a ban on discrimination.


In 2019, 1% of the world’s population was on the move, almost half of whom were women (48%) (see UNHCR Global Trends 2019).


The Study on Female Refugees by the Berlin Charité, is a representative study of refugee women* in different federal states of Germany.


Women* are exposed to gender-specific challenges on the run, see for example:


‘The Round Table project’ is a meeting point for institutions and individuals who take care of refugee women in Berlin, creating an aid network that addresses the needs of refugee women and facilitates their integration process.


Exercise has been shown to be an effective way to counteract stress, depression, and anxiety e.g. Sport hilft so gut wie Antidepressivum.

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