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2002, 2023

Act of presentation of FORUM project results – European Network of Migrant Women

ACT OF PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS: FOR AN EQUAL EUROPE FOR ALL, MIGRANT WOMEN’S RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM project is coming to an end and the European Network of Migrant Women organized a final event gathering lawyers, legal experts, Civil Society Organizations, survivors of male violence against women, as well as policy makers and representatives from the Council of Europe to discuss the key barriers faced by migrant [...]

2002, 2023

Act of presentation of FORUM project results – University of Granada

Act of presentation of FORUM project results - University of Granada On Tuesday 20th of December 2022, the Center for Development Cooperation Iniciatives (CICODE) of the University of Granada hosted the final act of FORUM project. The aim of the event, that invloved 20 participants , was to present the results of the project, to launch the Policy brief and tollkit “For an Equal Europe for All: Migrant women rights [...]

2002, 2023

Act of presentation of project results: Irish launch of the FORUM Policy brief for Policymakers

Act of presentation of project results: Irish launch of the FORUM Policy brief for Policymakers "For an Equal Europe for All: Migrant Women Rights are Human Rights" On Tuesday 13th of December 2022, AkiDwA hosted the Irish launch of the FORUM Toolkit for Policymakers in Europe "For an Equal Europe for All: Migrant Women Rights are Human Rights". The event took place in the European Parliament Liaison Office of Dublin [...]

1702, 2023

Theatre play “Las Latinas son…” – UGR

Theatre play “Las Latinas son...” On November 26 of 2022 the Center for Development Cooperation Iniciatives (CICODE) of the University of Granada organised the theatre play “Las Latinas son...” that involved 67 participants. "Las Latinas son..." is a social theatre play created by migrant women form different countries of Latin America (Abya Yala) and it shows and denounces the machismo and racism that they face in their daily life.   [...]

2012, 2022

Exhibition “Un ambiente ostile: vita dei Rohingya” – Le Fate

Verona exhibition of "Un ambiente ostile: vita dei Rohingya" was organised by by Le Fate Onlus, La Sobilla Associazione Culturale, One Bridge to Idomeni, RedLab and the Rohingya Photography Exhibition. The inauguration took place on 24th November. The honoured guest speaker was Dr Ambia Parveen, Chairperson of European Rohingya Council (ERC).  Professor Francesco Della Puppa of Ca' Foscari University of Venice opened the inauguration. Other speakers included Oreste Veronesi from La [...]

2012, 2022

Conference “Migrant women in Europe, the challenge of equality” – FFM

On December 6, Forum Femmes Méditerranée organized a meeting both on-site and online which counted with 23 participants. This meeting had the merit of being held both face-to-face and by videoconference in a central location in Paris, near the Senate, in the premises of the Cité Audacieuse, a school made available to the Women's Foundation by the Paris City Hall. It is a local shared by many Parisian and national [...]

2012, 2022

Community energies: the place of the possible – Le Fate

The event "Community energies: the place of the possible" took place in September 10 in Verona (Italy). It involved 52 participants. The objective of the world café was to create an informal moment of discussion between realities, associations, people living in the area and institutions on how to make a space and a neighborhood alive, participatory and inclusive so that it becomes a place in which to create a multucultural [...]

1212, 2022

Act of presentation of Forum results and Policy Brief – FFM

More than 30 women participated on Saturday December 3rd at the Maison de quartier st Geneviève in the 10th district of Marseille to the meeting organized by the Forum Femmes Méditerranée in collaboration with the association Atouts Femmes. It was about presenting the recommendations elaborated by the partners of the European project FORUM on the intercultural dialogue and the civic participation against the stigmatization of the migrants and the refugees. [...]

3011, 2022

Journée internationale de lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes – FFM

Forum Femmes Méditerranée celebrated during the last weekend of November in Toulouse an event in relation to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The activities celebrated throughout these days were: On Thursday, there wes a meal-debate "Women victims of violence". Every Thursday for the past 30 years, the association partage has organized a meal for the inhabitants of the Toulouse "Grand Mirail" district with food donated [...]

811, 2022

CAMPAIGN #NoBorderstoWomenRights

We are launching #NoBorderstoWomenRights, a campaign developed in the frames of FORUM Project. This campaign is going to do advocacy at two levels: At local level, in which each Partner is going to celebrate different events and activities, as well as, an act of presentation of results of the Project. At European level, in which the Policy Brief For an Equal Europe for all: Migrant Women Rights are Human Rights [...]

3110, 2022

Course Anti-racist Activism -UGR

Last October, the volunteers/activists training course Anti-racist Activism and for racialised people's rights: history, strategies and design of campaigns against racism took place in Granada in 6 intensive sessions. We counted on the knowledge of Paula Guerra, Pastora Filigrana, Silvina Monteros, Carolina Escobar, Chaimaa Boukharsa and Charles Williams Ndeye,  who gave us their point of view about antiracism, antigypsysm,  based on their experiences and daily work. Then we had three [...]

410, 2022

Meeting Volunteers VIVACITY 2022

On September 11th, from 10am to 6 pm on the Old Port in Marseille, the FFM held a stand during VIVACITY, the festival of Marseille associations. They had the opportunity to introduce Forum project and contact with volunteers to pursue their commitment to work on the citizenship of migrants and against the stigmatization of migrants.

1507, 2022

Volunteer Capacity Building – AkiDwA

The death of George Floyd on 25th May 2020 generated discussions and debate on racism and the important of tackling racism at all levels of the society. One of the reasons why AkiDwA was founded in 2001 was a result of racism and discrimination migrant women were experiencing at the time, this area of work remains key and very important into ensuring women, families and society in general are involved [...]

1307, 2022

Access to Rights by Undocument Migrant Women in Europe – ENoMW

The event took place in Brussels (Belgium) on the 23rd of June 2022 from 2pm to 5pm CET. We had a total of 111 participants divided in-person and online. It consisted in a conference and a roundtable in which expert speakers, European decision markers, lawyers and civil society representatives will highlight the various barriers undocumented migrant women face in regards to access to rights and justice in Europe, in Law [...]

1307, 2022

Migrant Women: Strengthening our Bodies and Activisms in Andalucía – UGR

The University of Granada has organized during March and July a cycle of sessions in which 24 migrant women had the opportunity to assist and nourished their inner self and their activisms. This cycle of sessions called "Círculo de Saberes" consisted of three sessions, in which the UGR counted with three expert and admirable women: In the first one, Lorena Cabnal talked about the collective selfcare and healing process with [...]

607, 2022

Training – Formation sur les droits des femmes migrantes – FFM

The training session held in Paris on June 16 highlighted the practical and psychological impediments migrant women face to obtain proper enforcement of their rights enshrined   in French positive law in accordance with multiple international conventions and European treaties. Proposals for improvement were discussed, stressing the importance of psychological support and the additional changes needed to improve both adequate access to their rights and modify representations as all women [...]

607, 2022

Intercultural Dialogue Café – “Exile in Algerian women’s writing – FFM

This activity took place in Marseille, the day 14th May at the Toursky Theatre. It consisted of, firstly, a literary coffee, in which Naide Hedroug, clinical psychologist, Aicha Soudani, Habiba Djeridane, administrators at FFM and Yasmine Mouloud, writer, animated this intercultural dialogue café. 17 people took part in this moment rich in exchange. To address the theme of this meeting, we have chosen to focus on the writings of three [...]

607, 2022

Intercultural Dialogue Café – Forum Femmes Méditerranée

The Intercultural Dialogue café "Memories of Exile" started at 2pm on 10th March. The, at 3pm there were parallel creativity workshops with the making of organic cosmetics, jewellerly, ceramics, led by the "Ceramist and Artists of Lilith" and a writing workshop led by Esther Fouchier, founder of FFM. The event closed with a song by Yasmine Mouloud, author-composer-performer, who interpreted pieces of love and peace, in a soft and lively [...]

504, 2022

Online Course: Human Trafficking and Explotaition of Women in Migratory Contexts

March 30 was the last day of the Online Course "Human Trafficking and Exploitation of Women in Migratory Context", organised by CICODE of the UGR in the frames of FORUM project. There were more than 40 attendees, who were engaged and with very active participation. During this Course, along 6 sessions, we could acquire deeper knowledge about this phenomenom, thanks to Amaranta Foundation, NGO especialized in assistance and care of [...]

1702, 2022

Meeting of volunteering and activism groups – Forum Femmes Méditerranée

On February 5th, more than 30 women and men took part in this meeting. They met in the Maison de Quartier Sainte Geneviève (Marseille) invited by our partner Forum Femmes Méditerranée to discuss about the demands and claims related to migrant women. The aim of the meeting, which started at 3 pm and finished at 5:30pm, consisted of reflecting and select some claims and demands from the National Meeting of [...]

1701, 2022

Conference – Extremisms and Populism in Italy. The case of Verona – Le Fate

This event, which took place in Verona, Italy, on October 13th, involved 29 participants from that city and one from Belgium. The objective of the conference was to give a national panoramic of extremism and populism and then discuss and confront each other on their impact and evolution in Verona. The guests were Malora Rivista, digital platform built by journalists trying to build a new narrative and InfoSpazio 161, a [...]

2911, 2021

Online Course “What is happening on the Southern border of Europe? – Migration Policies, Human Rights and Citizen Participation” – UGR

The online course organised by CICODE during the month of November, involved talks and discussions with  various partners and speakers working on issues of migration policies and current realities of the migrant situation in the Spanish state, and the context that this has for the European Union. The course was divided into 6 sessions and 2 accompanying events. The First: Governance and Political Migration and Asylum in the EU and [...]

2611, 2021

Book Launch – “Migrations and the African Population in Spain” – UGR

On Tuesday 23rd of November, the book launch of Migraciones y población africana en España. Historias, relatos y prácticas de resistencia (Migrations and the African Population in Spain.  Histories, stories and the resistance practices), coordinated by José Manuel Maroto Blanco and Rosalía López Fernández was presented with the participation of more than 40 attendees. The presentation consisted of two parts, the first in which José Manuel and Rosalía discussed the development of the [...]

811, 2021

Roundtable – “Discrimination against migrant women and auto-organization of women” – Le Fate

Despite the melting pot of contemporary societies, women are the ones who suffer and face most obstacles, difficulties, prejudices, discrimination and violence. In particular, migrant women face multiple discriminations in their daily lives, primarily for being foreigners or belonging to minority groups. The woman are often a physical, political and social battlefield, but they have an ability to build and created unity  with others. By creating a network, she manages [...]

311, 2021

Discussion Group – Taking action against human trafficking: Approaches and Support Processes for Survivors and Victims

On October 27th, 2021, the discussion group "Taking action against human trafficking: Approaches and Support Processes for Survivors and Victims",  organised by CEIM and Mujeres en Zona de Conflicto (MZC) took place in Sevilla, counting on 30 participants from different fields directly involved in the attention and work with migrant women at risk of sexual and labour exploitation and potential victims of human trafficking. Firstly, they mapped the situation in [...]

211, 2021

Webinar – Anti-human rights policies and hate speech – CEIM

On Wednesday 13 October, the Webinar Anti-human rights policies and hate speech, organised by the Centre of Studies and Research Women (CEIM), was celebrated, with the participation of  more than 30 attendees. The Webinar was divided into two sections. In the first, two studies, in which migrant women played a leading role, were submitted: - “Mapeo de actores y repertorios de odio: El género y la migración en el epicentro [...]

2610, 2021

Rights of Migrant Women in the European Union – Forum Femmes Méditerranée

On Friday 1st October 2021, the Mediterranean Women's Forum organised a day dedicated to Rights of Migrant Women in the European Union.  This day consisted of a training session on access to migrant women's rights, followed in the afternoon by an intercultural dialogue café, a moment of musical exchange, and ended with the National Meeting of Migrant Women's Associations, in order to pool our resources and skills to make migrant [...]

2610, 2021

Conference – Beyond the Borders: Migrant Women and Political Participation – UGR

On October 6th and 7th, the Center for Development Cooperation Initiatives (University of Granada) organized the Conference "Beyond the Borders: Migrant Women and Political Participation". This activity took place in Granada and they were also broadcasted on Zoom, relying on more than 100 participants. Throughout the Conference, various round tables brought together migrant women grassroots organizations and NGOs from all over Spain. They analyzed the situation of migrant women [...]

1810, 2021

Conference – Girls’ Rights in Belgium – ENOMW

On Monday 11 October 2021, in the context of the International Day of the Girl Child 2021, the European Network of Migrant Women organized a conference aimed to develop a state of the art report on the violence against migrant girls and access to girls’ rights in Belgium. They were joined by their Young Women’s Group RadicalGirlsss and their Belgium-based members isala, La Voix des Femmes, Arab Women Solidarity Association Belgium and [...]

2809, 2021

Conference & Exhibition – Access to Fundamental Rights of Migrant Women in France – ENOMW

On Saturday 11 September 2021 the European Network of Migrant Women, along with its members in France and Belgium held a conference and exhibition on migrant women’s access to fundamental rights and mental health services. The event was organised in the frames of the European project FORUM, funded by the Europe for citizen program of the European Union, in which the network is partnering along with several of its members. [...]

2809, 2021

Roundtable – Empowerment of Migrant Women – Le Fate

July 19th, 2021, the Roundtable "Empowerment of Migrant Women" was organized by Le Fate Onlus in the frames of the European project FORUM. It took place in Verona (Italy) and it involved 10 participants from this city. The objective of the roundtable was to discuss and confront each other on what female empowerment means based on the experiences lived in Verona by social workers, citizens and, in the first place, [...]

2809, 2021

Meeting – Stigmatization of minorities, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers-Le Fate

On Sunday 20 June 2021, the Meeting "Stigmatization of minorities, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers" was organized by Le Fate Onlus in the frames of the European project FORUM. It took place in Verona (Italy) and it involved 10 participants from this city. The aim of this meeting was to inaugurate the project by offering, through academic experts and operators working at the borders, an overview of the migratory [...]

2307, 2021

Webinar – CEDAW: Demistifying International Bill of Women’s Rights for Young Migrant Women

The European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW), together with RadicalGirlsss, organised this webminar. Participants: SPEAKERS Dr. Kent Davis-Packard, President & Executive Director of Women Forward International Anna Zobnina, Policy Coordinator of the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) Carolina Medina, MA Student at PRESAGE, Sciences Po University Alyssa Ahrabare, Project Officer of the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) Fatima K, workshop participant, young refugee in Europe Analu Bailosa, workshop [...]

2204, 2021

FFM supports migrant women in the framework of the project FORUM for intercultural dialogue

The Forum Femmes Méditerranée (FFM) announces its partnership in the FORUM project, co-funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union and led by the Centre for Development Cooperation Initiatives (CICODE) of the University of Granada (Spain) FORUM revolves around intercultural dialogue and civic participation against the stigmatisation of migrants and refugees. Several activities will be carried out with the European Network of Migrant Women with the [...]

2204, 2021

Presentación Proyecto Europeo FORUM y Mesa Redonda

Presentación Proyecto Europeo FORUM y Mesa Redonda: “En primera línea: Mujeres migrantes en el contexto de pandemia por COVID19 en Europa” Presentación del proyecto europeo Diálogo intercultural y participación ciudadana contra la estigmatización de las personas migrantes y refugiadas (FORUM), coordinado por la Universidad de Granada a través del Centro de Iniciativas de Cooperación al Desarrollo (CICODE), y financiado por la Unión Europea a través del programa [...]

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