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 [...]
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 situation in Italy and neighbouring countries addressing national and European legislation.
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 young women’s group, RadicalGirlsss, as well as with AkiDwa (Ireland) and Le Fate Onlus (Italy). The FFM, drawing on its expertise in the fields of anti-discrimination and the creation of synergies and debates, is in charge [...]
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 Europe for Citizens. En el marco de esta presentación, tendrá lugar la Mesa redonda “En primera línea: Mujeres migrantes en el contexto de pandemia por COVID19 en Europa”, con la participación [...]