Author Archive: Shan Kelly

Community Health Ambassador Training

Introducing our Anti FGM Warriors When it comes to fighting FGM, AkiDwA has been on the case for two decades. We work hard to empower migrant women in communities across Ireland, by providing them with tools, training and support to help them speak out at events in their local areas about how they have been [...] Continue Reading

Meet the AkiDwA team

Staff: Salome Mbugua Head of Operations & Strategy Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury Development Officer Katie Walker Policy & Research Officer Nenette Bouithy O’Mhaoinigh Women Support Officer Annie Waithira Burke Administrator Shan Kelly Communications Officer Nevenka Fernandez Accountant

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Consulting Opportunity with AkiDwA

Men’s Sexual Health Project Leader AkiDwA is looking for a consultant to facilitate and deliver some sessions in our sexual health project to men who are living in Direct Provision accommodation centres in Ireland The consultant will facilitate discussions between men related to sexual and reproductive health over a four month period. Men seeking asylum […]

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#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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