Vera Skruzny

Vera Skruzny studied international social work and development in Germany and India and continued her academic education with a master in human rights at the University of Vienna. She recently completed a study visit at the Council of Europe Action against trafficking in human beings. Vera's particular interest lies in migration issues and organized crime.

Making the journey to the fortress of Europe

This is the true story of my friend O. from the Gambia, who was able to reach the fortress of Europe after a year-and-a-half-long journey. I have known O. as a good and honest friend since 2011, when I went to Gambia for 7 months for an internship. I was working for a USAID-funded NGO called Hands on Care, which offered clinical ...

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