Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Behind the Mask: Unknown Voices from the Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile

Available now for £12.95

Over many years Baobab’s community members have been creating a short book Behind the Mask. Published in 2023, the book is written by our young community members and is meant as a resource for other people who have experienced similar struggles. It contains reflections and advice on topics including: Isolation, Depression, What makes you laugh, Cultural transitions, Housing, Uncertainty, Patience and Our wishes, Hopes and Dreams.

The book is available to buy online, and all proceeds go towards Baobab’s work supporting young asylum seekers and refugees.

  • £12.95 per copy plus postage (£2.95 for one)
  • For over 20 copies the cost is £10 per copy plus postage (depends on quantity). For bulk orders please email

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