women4women network dlr and the Southside Partnership Women's Programme organise regular International Women's Breakfasts in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, very often in conjunction with different organisations. Migrants4Migrants are a voluntary group of women from diverse cultures, who offer a free confidential support/information service to migrants in DLR County in multiple languages. This service will be available every Wednesday from 10am-1pm. Please contact Rafika at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 087 7203665 for more information.
Southside Partnership Women's Integration Programme Spring 2021
* Registration on first day of class *
Begining 12th April 2021
Online via Zoom
Tuesdays: 10.00-11.30 am
Beginning 13th April 2021
Online via Zoom
Contact Rafika on 087 7203665 or 01 442 1004
Next Multicultural Women's Breakfast date: Thursday 17th June 2021 - a mini-festival showcasing the talents and diversity among women in Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County. Taking place in Comhaltas Irish Culture Centre in Monkstown - watch this space for more information!
At our recent breakfast on 28th January, we had the pleasure of hearing from author, speaker, life coach and mentor
Jennie Cruise. She has kindly recorded a video specifically for women4women network to further explain and demonstrate the breathing techniques she introduced to us. Click on her picture to watch the video!
WEMIN - A EUROPEAN FUNDED INTEGRATION PROJECT January 2018 - December 2019
An exciting programme involving migrant and Irish women took place during 2018-2019
Following is information regarding what the programme involved.
Migrant /refugee women and local women from the county were involved in activities that will took place from October 2018 to November 2019. These activities included:
- Language and cultural training for migrant and refugee women – from October 2018 to November 2019.
- Empowerment training for migrant and refugee women – from January to November 2019
- Small group mentoring sessions for migrant and refugee women - from January to November 2019
- Crafts and culture workshops for migrant and refugee women, and women from the local community/ local Arts & Crafts groups– from June to October 2019.
These courses and activities supported integration, improved language skills and allowed for better access to employment and social activity. This programme was organised by the Women’s Programme of Southside Partnership DLR CLP. Participation in all the activities being run through WEMIN were free.
The WEMIN project (Migrant Women Empowerment and Integration) was funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) of the European Union. WEMIN aimed at implementing and promoting a pioneering integration model for migrant and refugee women of all ages living in EU countries. More information on the project website: www.wemin-project.eu .