Resignation Syndrome

Late last year I read about this fascinating yet very sad syndrome in evidence in Sweden. They noticed that some migrant children fall into a kind of coma-like stupor due to the trauma of the experience. Here is the BBC article to read more.

This story haunted me deeply, so for this week I dedicate this micro-story to all the families suffering with this condition and to the amazing carers mentioned in this article who work tirelessly to help these children come back into their lives.

The image for this micro-story is an award-winning image of two children with resignation syndrome. The young lady on the right has been in this state for over 2.5 years. This is the image I want those no-migrant hard-liners to take a hard look at…

Link to Micro-Story>>>

 

 

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