WRR Field Work Training in Copenhagen, 3-4 November 2018

After our successful pilot trainings in Greece, the WRR Fiel dWork Training is coming to Copenhagen this winter. What to expect: WRR trainings combine theoretical perspectives (for example, legal perspectives, historical perspectives…), case/practice studies, individual and group reflection and forum discussion & network creation. Sessions include: Overview of the stages of refugee women’s lifecycle Introduction […]

WRR at the Danish Peoples Political Festival “Folkemødet”

Each year you can find dozens of politicians, organisations and representatives traveling to the little Danish island ‘Bornholm’ to have dialogues and debates on current political issues. Our Danish Team members tot he chance to attend and question politicians and government officials about gender equality and immigration policies.

WRR General Assembly and Board Elections

At the WRR General Assembly in May, the team voted on the updated statutes, dismissed the former board and elected the new board for the term 2018-2020. Once more, we would like to thank the outgoing board members, Rahil Labrouzi and Amal Hassani, who have been with WRR from the very beginning and have invested a lot of time […]

WRR at OECD Forum 2018

For this year’s OECD Forum (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development), Mina Jaf was invited to participate in a panel on “Integrating Migrants”. Besides the discussion, WRR also took part in the Civil Society Café, sharing our perspective as an NGO with officials and other civil society actors. Over the course of two days, we […]

Comment: Second Revised Draft Global Compact on Migration

With regard to the Second Revised Draft of the Global Compact on Migration, published at the end of May 2018, Women Refugee Route’s Advocacy Team has come up with a set of observations and questions: Second Revised Draft GCM Comments WRR. The Draft serves as a basis for the Fifth Round of negotiations taking place in New York […]

Comment: 2nd draft of Global Compact on Refugees

With regard to the second traft of the Global Compact on Refugees, published earlier this month, Women Refugee Route’s Advocacy Team has come up with a set of comments and questions. Second Draft GCR Comments WRR_EW The second draft of the global compact, which was issued by UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi […]

Breaking Stereotypes: Structural change for female advocates

Despite making up 50% of the world’s refugees and migrants, gender is rarely considered as part of the challenge for displaced women. Mina Jaf, Founder & director of Women Refugee Route, says that the realities of a woman’s experience as a refugee or migrant must be recognised and integrated into policy making.