slum

Europe

In Photos: Paris Police Evacuate the City's Largest Slum

Temporary two-week accommodation has been set up for the slum's former residents — but many have no idea where they will go when those two weeks are up.
Etienne Rouillon
2.4.16
Europe

Hundreds of Roma Face Eviction from the Biggest Shantytown in Paris

Families in the slum are facing an uncertain future, after local authorities warned residents the settlement could be torn down any day.
Pierre-Louis Caron
2.2.16
africa

The Young Girls Proving That Being From a Slum Is an Identity Not a Destiny

We visited Kibera, Kenya's largest slum, where girls grow up with harrowing experiences, but where some are now seeing Kenya for the first time and forming a very strong visions of the future.
Anna Dubuis
1.27.16
Art

Making Zines with Kids from Kenya’s Slums

Social change through small-scale DIY publishing.
Ingrid Kesa
10.20.15
Open Water

Young Migrant Is Killed By Train Near Channel Tunnel Entrance In France

The teen is the 11th person to have died near the tunnel entrance since June.
Pierre Longeray
9.24.15
Europe

Photos Show French Police Evicting the Residents of 'France's Oldest Slum'

Local authorities had recently warned residents that the slum could be torn down any day, justifying the decision by highlighting the health and safety fears associated with living there.
Etienne Rouillon
8.28.15
Europe

Meet the 17-Year-Old Fighting Against the Impending Eviction of France's Oldest Slum

Families in the improvised settlement have lately been living in fear of likely eviction, after local authorities warned residents that it could be torn down any day.
Pierre-Louis Caron et Étienne Rouillon
8.19.15
Features

Mumbai's Smart Slum

A new vision for Dharavi, Mumbai's largest and most renowned informal settlement.
Matthew Niederhauser
7.14.15
Open Water

Paris Plans to Open Migrant Shelter Days After Violently Evicting Migrants from Camp

The center will provide temporary accomodation for migrants to consider whether or not they want to file an asylum claim in France.
Matthieu Jublin
6.10.15
Paris

French Police Evacuate Nearly 400 Migrants From Biggest Slum in Paris

Health authorities ordered the sprawling camp be dismantled to prevent a feared outbreak of dysentery and scabies.
Matthieu Jublin
6.2.15
refugees

Dumpster Divers Are Bringing Food to This Migrant Camp in Calais

The Jules Ferry centre on the outskirts of Calais is France’s first state-sanctioned migrant camp. Last month, a Bristol food waste organisation travelled there to cook meals of donated food for its inhabitants.
Shanna F. Jones
5.15.15
Europe

Migrants Live in Makeshift French Camp As They Seek Asylum in the UK

Thousands of migrants in the French port town of Calais are waiting for their chance to escape EU laws requiring their asylum requests be processed elsewhere.
Melodie Bouchaud
5.6.15
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