Archive for May, 2019

#LE19 Migrant women candidates by party

The Green Party appears to be the most migrant female - friendly political party in Ireland, as it has fielded twice as many foreign born women candidates, as its nearest rival, the Labour party, which has three. Three migrant woman are running as Independents, while the Social Democrats and Fine Gael each have two migrant [...] Continue Reading

Leinster & Munster LE19

There are nine migrant women candidates running for election to local councils across Leinster and Munster this Friday.  Two are running for the Labour Party and  two are Independent candidates. The Greens, Fine Gael, Fianna Fail, Renua and People Before Profit each have one migrant woman candidate running for election  to local councils.  Women  migrant […]

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More migrant women running in Ireland’s local elections

Council Elections #LE19 There are eight migrant women running for election to Dublin councils this Friday. Three are Green Party candidates, while two are running for the Social Democrats.The Fine Gael, People Before Profit and Labour parties each have one migrant woman candidate running for election to local councils in Dublin.  Name Country of origin […]

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Migrant Women Unite to highlight their needs to candidates

Rosemary Kunene, Voices of Migrant Ireland said: “Access to education is arguably the most important tool for people to achieve their potential. It is therefore crucially important that women from a migrant background are fully supported to access education and that proactive efforts are made to overcome the barriers they face, including targeted resources, where […]

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Stronger Together: Migrant Women Launch their 2019 Election manifesto

AkiDwA Thursday 9 May 2019 PRESS RELEASE Migrant women from dozens of organisations have come together as Migrant Women na hÉireann to launch a pre-election manifesto outlining their priorities for voting in  Ireland’s 2019 local and European elections. Salome Mbugua, AkiDwA Head of Operation & Strategy said: “ Ireland will be going to the polls […]

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AkiDwA is seeking a mental health researcher

Request for Tender – Mental Health Researcher AkiDwA invites tenders from a qualified person to conduct research for a baseline study of the mental health needs of migrant women and the services available to them. The successful applicant will also deliver a series of informal psychosocial support and art therapy sessions in a culturally sensitive […]

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