This website documents a student project which was carried out in 2021 as part of our course work for a University Wide ModuleĀ UW0012 Global Citizenship and Development Education, run by the Praxis Project and the School of Education, UCC. Course lecturer was Dr. Gertrude Cotter.

As a group we all took part in examining the reasons for Forced Migration. The reasons were varied. The main reasons were environmental: drought, flooding, famine, earthquakes etc. Other reasons include war, conflict, hunger, and politics. The group was divided into teams that would focus on specific stories. Stories in the words of the people who were forced to migrate from their homes. The reason for each story differs. The reasons include: FGM, War, Politics, and an Irish historical context.