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WHO I’D LIKE TO BE? CREATIVITY THAT LEADS THE WAY ‘We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down’ – Kurt Vonnegut Written by: Ola Karmowska Photo credits: Ola Karmowska In April 2021 we had the pleasure to

Voices from Crisalis

A research on the participants to the project and their integration process Author: Christel Ceres When I started my studies at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, I knew very little about the trafficking of human beings. It all began when I wrote a research

Survivors Walk. Raising awareness and empowering survivor leaders

#OpenYourEyes It was Friday, the 18th of October 2019, the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings. Many organizations working in the front line against trafficking in the Netherlands gathered around the documentary ‘Samen tegen Mensenhandel‘ (Together against Human Trafficking). The documentary was part of

Costellazioni d’Impatto

La valutazione dell’impatto sociale di CRISALIS a un anno dalla partenza, sfide e prospettive per l’empowerment femminile nell’impresa sociale Scritto da: Economics Living Lab Se ogni progetto in cui ci imbarchiamo è un viaggio per mare, la valutazione d’impatto sociale è paragonabile alla contemplazione del


Irene from our partner organization Associazione Papa Giovanni XXIII, tells us about her experience as a foster mother of victims of human trafficking. A journey of dreams, hope, and determination towards a new life. We interviewed Irene Ciambezi, European Projects and Communication Officer of the


Featured image: Solomon Cue Photography Irene, operatrice della nostra organizzazione partner Associazione Papa Giovanni XXIII, ci racconta l’essere mamma affidataria di ragazze vittime di tratta. Un viaggio fatto di sogni, speranza e determinazione verso un nuovo progetto di vita The English version of this interview

Photovoice: telling stories that matter

Written by Prof. Yolanda Hernández-Albújar, Universidad Loyola Andalucìa Since Caroline Wang and Mary Ann Burris established photovoice in their studies on rural women in China in the 90s, this technique has become a well-established qualitative tool for social action and empowerment. Photovoice represents a Participatory

Co-creating a product with a story

Written by Marina van Dieren, Makers Unite At the core of Makers Unite lies the principle of human centered design—a way of working that involves the human perspective in all steps of the process. This means that all stakeholders are involved in the process, particularly