International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Date: Thursday 6th February , 2014,    Venue: Irish Aid Information and Volunteering Centre, 27 – 31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

International Women's Day

15th March 2014, to mark International Women's Day AkiDwA will hold a Conference GO to VOTE - Mobilising the Community to Vote, ReadMore

  • Passing of the FGM Bill

    Passing of the FGM Bill with Senator Ivana Bacik, Mr James Reilly, Minister for Health and Salome Mbugua, AkiDwA CEO

  • AkiDwA Door to work Project

    Graduation ceremory with Participant of door to work Project, AkiDwA staff and Brian Merriman- Equality Authority

  • Ivana Bacik with Alwiye Xusein, Kerry O'Leary and Salome Mbugua, FGM Bill

    Ivana Bacik with Alwiye Xusein, Kerry O'Leary and Salome Mbugua, FGM Bill outside teh Dail, Dawson Street.

  • Gruntivig Exchange Programme

    Gruntivig Exchange Programme with participants from Maisha- Germany, EKS- Czech Republic and AkiDwA- Ireland. Visit to the Dail


Akina Dada wa Africa-AkiDwA (Swahili for sisterhood) is a national network of migrant women living in Ireland. The organisation was established in 2001 by a group of African women to address, isolation, racism and Gender Based Violence that the women were experiencing at the time

AkiDwA Vision is a just society where there is equal opportunity and equal access to resources in all aspects of society, social, cultural, economic, civic and political.

AkiDwA Mission is to promote equality and justice for migrant women living in Ireland.

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Vacancy: Development Officer

Job Title:  Development Officer   AkiDwA, The Migrant Women’s Network Ireland wishes to recruit a development officer for nine months part- time position. Established in 2001 AkiDwA is an ethnic mi...

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African Children in State Care

AkiDwA (the African & Migrant Women’s Network in Ireland) very much welcomes the Interim Report of the Child Care Law Reporting Project (Dr. Carol Coulter, November 2013).  Since 2006 we have expr...

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