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 […]
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 […]
The WRR Forum Week was a new concept which we carried out for the first time this summer on Lesvos island. Our goal was to make the most of our one-week stay in Mytiline and provide trainings for refugee women and volunteers, while also conducting field research and learn about the situation on the island first hand.