European Network of Migrant Women


All our projects are aimed at securing & improving the rights of migrant & refugee women and girls


Changing the System: Enhancing Participation of Young Migrant and Refugee Women in International Political Processes through Intercultural Feminist Action-Research

The project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, aims to improve understanding of the changing nature drivers of migration and to analyse patterns, motivations and emerging migration trends. The project’s ambitions are to also to demonstrate non-traditional data sources for migration research.

The project ASSIST, funded by the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), focuses on the integration of trafficked women recovering from sexual exploitation. This initiative takes into account the gender dimension of trafficking in Europe and the gender specific harms and trauma associated with trafficking for sexual exploitation.

SMART Volunteering for Female Migrants is a project, funded by the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), aimed at creating a multi-sector collaboration – between NGOs, Businesses and migrant women – in order to facilitate access of female migrants to employment through targeted and assisted volunteering programmes.

The GET CLOSE TO OPERA project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union develops and promotes inclusive and multicultural arts education and training programmes seeking to support best practice in migrant and refugee contexts. The training methodology will use Multiple Intelligence Theory and focus on Opera as the delivery artform.

#Womensvoices, a collaborative project between European Women’s Lobby (EWL), Women Refugee Commission and European Network of Migrant Women, conducted in 2017 was one of the first comprehensive studies bringing to light the violence, discrimination and exploitation faced by the refugee women arriving to Europe in the most recent waves of the refugee “crisis”.