Femke Maurits

Femke Maurits

Femke has studied International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam, where she specialized in WASH issues in urban settings and international development cooperation, especially North-South partnerships. She works for the Dutch Council for Refugees and she is part of a large Zero Waste project called ROUTE12. Femke has keen interest for environment issues and solutions.
  • Innocent until proven refugee

    Last February a USA-Australia refugee deal unveiled the embarrassing diplomatic exchange between two powerful nations. Newly elected United States president Donald Trump was outraged by a deal with the Australian government made by his predecessor, involving the reception of 1250 refugees who are currently living on two small islands...
  • Keeping up appearance

    In the pram, a toddler snoozes in the afternoon sunshine. She is dressed in a flashy pink tutu, a tiny little leather jacket, and it is all styled off by a set of golden necklaces. The mom proudly says she bought it all on the high-end mall on the...
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