Freelance journalist Marjorie Blomme (1981) obtained a Master's degree in Newest History and a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Ghent.

Her work has appeared in Humo, De Standaard, Gazet van Antwerpen, Vacature, Snoecks, Weliswaar, Weekend Knack, Goedele, Feeling and Psychologies.

In 2010 she published, together with Tom Naegels 'Volk' (EPO), a collection of nine literary-journalistic short stories about poverty. In 2013 she wrote the book Birth Day (Lannoo) by Lieve Blanquaert. In 2014 she went to the Philippines for VRT for a report on the power of local radio in the devastated landscape after the passage of typhoon Haiyan.

In her work Blomme mainly focuses on socio-economic themes, migration, poverty and multiculturalism. 

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Name
Marjorie Blomme
Expertise
migration, poverty, multiculturalism

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How efficient is the Belgian return policy?

  • International
  • Migration
  • Politics

BELGIUM - In his approach to the refugee crisis, State Secretary Theo Francken (N-VA) emphasizes return policy. With his Return Handbook, European Commission President Juncker also wants to put more emphasis on voluntary return. But is that plan realistic?

Back to where they came from

  • Human Rights
  • International
  • Migration
  • Politics

It used to be no more than the curse of acrimonious racists. Today, however, it is an optimistic dream. Increasingly more well-educated Moroccans born in Belgium, children or grandchildren from former migrant workers, decide to build a future in the country that their parents fled from so many years earlier.