Mirjam Anne Schmitz is a bachelor’s student of East European Studies in Fribourg, Switzerland with a special interest in Russian literature and culture. She has gained journalistic and editorial experience as a journalist and chief editor of the student magazine of her university.


Moldova’s Children Left Behind

Children living without their parents is not a rare phenomenon at all in Moldova. Due to work emigration, dismantled families have become not the exception, but the norm. Local and national NGOs have stepped in – politicians, however, are still not ready to take action.