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 women in accessing their fundamental rights in Europe. 5 European Union Member States will be represented (France, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Belgium) through this event, the European Network of Migrant Women as [...]
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 and involved 61 citizens from all over Ireland covering 14 counties. The event was significant and very successful with Frances Fitzgerald (MEP) launching the policy brief and a great line of [...]
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 to confront her problems and rework her life by forming new paths to follow and build together with other women. On 20 September, this Roundtable focused on all these issues. There [...]
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 feminist filmaking collective Elles Tournent. After a presentation of the European Network of Migrant Women and the specific issues linked to migrant girls and a screening of the clip “La Otra Mitad”, [...]
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. The event took place in Paris (France) on the 11th of September 2021 from 3pm to 8pm. The event focused on the access to fundamental rights of migrant women and girls, [...]
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, by migrant women. Guests table a project born inside the Generalab, laboratory of Association Le Fate Onlus, Ventro Tra Le Mani. A group that is embarking on a path of empowerment [...]
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 participant, young migrant woman from Brazil Jillian Montilla, MA Student at PRESAGE, Sciences Po University Adriana S.Thiago, RadicalGirlsss member Natasha Noreen, RadicalGirlssss member Delphine O, French Ambassador-at-large, Secretary General for the [...]
EU Migration policies and Gender Perspective-FORUM project partner ENoMW, briefed the Council of Europe’s PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, in order to contribute to the upcoming report on the gender mainstreaming of migration policies. This second briefing succeeds the October 2020 meeting in which ENoMW’s Project Officer briefed the Drafting Committee of the CoE’s Gender Equality Division, in charge of preparing a resolution on migrant women.