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Prevention of sexual and gender-based violence against refugees in Europe

EASI Development Partnership

Life and death in exile

Immigration book

   

Daphne logoPrevention of sexual and gender-based violence against refugees in Europe:
This project, led by partners in Belgium and the Netherlands, set out to research and raise awareness of sexual and gender-based violence against asylum seekers and migrants.

A short description of the project and copies of reports are available at the International Centre for Reproductive Health website.

The practical, multilingual tool, Prevention Agenda 2008 can be also be downloaded.

Tandem was the UK partner, attending management committee meetings. The other partners were:

ICRH, University of Ghent, Belgium
Movisie, the Netherlands
Nederlandstalige Vrouwenraad vzw, Belgium
Pharos, the Netherlands
Zijnvzw, Belgium

EASI Development Partnership
Asylum seekers and volunteering in Europe:
EASI Development Partnership Asylum seekers and volunteering in Europe report coverA transnational report based on experiences in Hungary, France and England.
This report, edited by Ruth Wilson and David Hudson, summarises the learning of organisations in Hungary, France and England that came together to form the EXCHANGES partnership (from 2004-2007). It has case studies, background information, key findings and recommendations.

The report can be downloaded from: www.easidp.org.uk/resources.html (plus separate executive summaries in English, French and Hungarian). Free copies of the report are available from Islington Training Network (tel: 020 7715 0300) www.itn.org.uk

Tandem was one of the partners in EASI, the England Development Partnership that worked alongside the agencies in Hungary and France.

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Life and Death in Exile
On Tuesday 19 June, as part of Refugee Week 2007, a ‘day of exploration’ was held at Kensal Green Cemetery, to look at issues relating to life and death in exile. A range of people gathered to listen to a fascinating range of presentations in the Dissenters Chapel. After lunch, they went on a guided tour, visiting the graves of different people born abroad and going into the catacombs.

Read an account of the different talks, view pictures from the day and find out about some of the people born abroad and buried at Kensal Green Cemetry.

Immigration book coverImmigration
Immigration is an issue that affects every one of us and is often in the news. Ruth Wilson's book helps young people to understand immigration, the reasons behind it and its effects on our global community.

Read the review in the School Library Association Journal
Published by Franklin Watts, 2004
ISBN 0-7496-5519-4
£12.99 order it from your local bookshop or visit the Franklin Watts website, Immigration under Citizenship & PSHE (L-Z).

photo caption:
Volunteer, Rosemount Lifelong Learning, Glasgow.
“I would stay volunteering because that will lead me where I want, prepare me. I need more confidence and knowledge.”
Volunteer

 

 

 

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