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!
Our founder and director, Mina Jaf, was invited to speak at the Annual UNHCR NGO Consultations from 27 to 29 June 2018 in Geneva.
WRR joined forces with fellow rights and aid groups from across Europe and signed the open letter to the EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management, Mr. Christos Stylianides calling for immediate action to stop the loss of lives in the Mediterranean.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This year’s Annual General Conference of the European Council on Refugee and Exiles (ECRE) together with the UNHCR-NGO Consultations took place on 16-18 October 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.