Moving Away Moving Within

In the framework of Your Movement is Free program financed by the Swiss Development Agency, BoMoVu association has been implementing physical and creative activities in three community centers in Istanbul since February 2017. The aim of Your Movement Is Free (Hareketin Özgür) project is to help safeguard displaced refugees’ physical integrity and understanding of freedom of movement through the practice of physical activities in the hosting environment. This research tries to assess the physical development of participants and how these developments affect their lives with the help of in-depth interviews and observations in the course of the last three months of the project from February till May 2018.

The full study is available for reading here: