Stancu Elena

Stancu Elena

Independent Journalist

Elena Stancu is a Romanian journalist who lives in a camper van and travels throughout Europe to document Romanian immigrants. She has been working as a journalist since 2005; her reporting focuses on extreme poverty, domestic violence, life in Romanian prisons, the drug crisis in Romanian hospitals, racism, discrimination and migration.

In 2019, she began work on a documentary project on Romanian diaspora communities: Romania is the EU country with most citizens living abroad. She writes about Romanians picking strawberries in Spain, seasonal workers in the fields in Germany, women who clean homes in Portugal and Romanian doctors in Italy.

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