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Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps
Lasse Heerten
Arua Oko Omaka
Kevin O'Sullivan
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Bertrand Taithe

, female nurses, women doctors and other aid workers in the crisis – we talk a lot about missionaries as men and aid workers as men, but women played a sizeable role in the delivery of aid. Lasse: Just to echo that: I also only discovered glimpses into a more complex understanding of how gender worked in the field. Our narratives about humanitarian work are predominantly masculine narratives – echoing the way Biafra aid, for instance, was internationally

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Gill Allwood
Khursheed Wadia

these areas, who are already living in the UK and have the right to work, have found it difficult to exercise their professions. A number of research projects have aimed to reveal the wealth of qualified professionals in the country as a whole and in particular regions. The Refugee Council and the BMA have a database of 815 refugee doctors in the UK. A report published by the Greater London Authority identified 75 refugee women doctors and other medical professionals resident in London, the majority of whom were not employed (Tait 2003: 12).The Council for Assisting

in Refugee women in Britain and France