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WRR co-develops the AGD Tip Sheet for GRF Pledges

Women Refugee Route is part of the group of NGOs which co-developed the ‘AGD Tip Sheet for GRF Pledges’ in order to help ensure Age, Gender and Diversity Inclusive Pledges and good practices for the #GlobalRefugeeForum which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Find the #AGDTipSheet here!

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 […]

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.

WRR founder & director on Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe

Women Refugee Route’s founder and director Mina Jaf has been named one of the most influential European activists under 30 by Forbes Magazine. “I am honoured to be part of this list and happy to see that topics related to migration and the challenges faced by refugees and asylum seekers, especially women, are gaining more recognition and […]

Award: Mina Jaf receives Women of Europe Award 2017

  Women are not here to follow – We are here to lead! On Wednesday, 29 November 2017, Mina Jaf was awarded the Women of Europe Award 2017 in the category “Women in Youth Activism”. The awards are organised by the European Movement International and the European Women’s Lobby, and are handed out annually to honour women […]