Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

wideopenspace_migration2016_report This report reflects the rich discussion of 50 representatives from national and regional women’s rights associations, grassroots women refugee associations and organizations working with women migrants and refugees based in 35 countries in Europe and beyond. It provides concrete recommendations for policy makers, human rights activists and women’s rights associations to improve the asylum … Continue reading Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden

WIDE+ member GADIP published its gadip_rapport_20170201 from the conference that was held 21-22 October, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Approximately 70 participants, from academia and various non-governmental organizations participated. GADIP was established to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experiences between researchers and practitioners. The main focus of the conference was the ongoing ‘refugee crisis’ in Europe. The … Continue reading GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden

Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

wideopenspace_migration2016_report This report reflects the rich discussion of 50 representatives from national and regional women’s rights associations, grassroots women refugee associations and organizations working with women migrants and refugees based in 35 countries in Europe and beyond. It provides concrete recommendations for policy makers, human rights activists and women’s rights associations to improve the asylum … Continue reading Report available of #WomensVoices, European Open Space with female refugee and migrant activists, 14 November 2016

GADIP Report available from International Conference “Gender, Refugees and Security”, 21-22 October, 2016, Sweden.

WIDE+ member GADIP published its report from the conference that was held 21-22 October, 2016, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Approximately 70 participants, from academia and various non-governmental organizations participated.Read further: http://wp.me/P2KSLS-yI  

#womensvoices – refugee and migrant women activists across Europe

WIDE+ is celebrating International Migrant’s Day that took place on 18 December with publishing this video that highlights the importance of the voices, challenges and experiences of female refugees and migrants. The video offers a reflection on the WIDE+ open space that was part of an Advocacy and Strategy workshop 14-15 November in Brussels, Belgium, … Continue reading #womensvoices – refugee and migrant women activists across Europe

European strategy and advocacy workshop with refugee and migrant women

Ending violence against refugee women and girls “From words to action: #womensvoices call for European change”  Introduction: As a follow-up project to the "Movements, borders, rights? Feminist Perspectives on Global issues in Europe" conference on 24/25 October in Brussels; and to the EWL/WRC #womensvoices report with policy recommendations to promote the rights of women refugees … Continue reading European strategy and advocacy workshop with refugee and migrant women

Workshop 8: Discourses on sexism, xenophobia and racism – the role of media

The event on New Year’s Eve in Cologne and the debates about burka and burkini are examples how powerful media are in shaping discourses which influence public opinions as well as political decision making. This workshop to explored hegemonic media strategies as well as possible counter strategies and the use of media in a way … Continue reading Workshop 8: Discourses on sexism, xenophobia and racism – the role of media