Migrant women and children in Rome are left to fend for themselves in the freezing cold because the centers for them open only late in the evening - that's what the organization Baobab Experience, which helps migrants in Rome, claims. They want the town council to do more to meet the needs of the homeless during the winter.
"There are currently women and children in the streets begging to be taken 'home' immediately because of the freezing temperatures," Baobab Experience said in a post on Facebook. "The centers for them do not open before 8:40 PM and we are here to wrap them in coats." The association helps migrants in transit at Rome's Tiburtina station. They run an informal center that has been evicted and dismantled by the police several times. The last of these raids occured on November 13.