A UK lifeboat for Eastern Europeans
WVoN spoke to four women who help East European women who are in the UK and need support.
Most women who settle in the UK from Eastern Europe find work and are happy here. But some need support.
Barka UK is an organisation that helps vulnerable Eastern Europeans in Britain.
Barka is Polish for barge and the organisation provides a lifeboat for people who are homeless or out of work in London.
It also runs a national telephone helpline where women can get immediate support and advice.
Dorota Harembska, who runs the outreach and resettlement service, says that 90 per cent of the homeless people they come across are men, and they often suffer from severe drug and alcohol addiction(…)