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Unseen Victims, Untold Stories: Violence Faced by Refugee Women

Category
Human Rights
Date
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:00 - 13:00
Venue
COPERNICO SCIENCE14, 14b Rue de la Science, Brussels
Telephone
00 32 2 223 38 11
Email
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WHAT: Unseen victims, untold stories - Why violence faced by asylum seeking and refugee women remains invisible in the European Union?

WHEN: Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00 - 13:00

WHERE: COPERNICO SCIENCE14, 14b Rue de la Science, Brussels
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UNSEEN VICTIMS, UNTOLD STORIES

In this event, co-organised with the European regional institute in the United Nations Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention programme network (HEUNI) and SOLWODI Deutschland e.V., we will present findings from a project titled "Co-creating a counselling method for refugee women gender-based violence victims" funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. In the project we used innovative research methodologies to collect information on the phenomena of gender-based violence in the refugee context, and to uncover the stories of the women.

We will present to you an overarching storyline of gender-based violence against women in the refugee context; how it is pushing women to migrate, what happens during the journey to Europe, and how asylum seeking women are often revictimized in the EU.

We want to raise discussion on why reporting gender-based violence incidents to the police is not a primary concern of refugee women, and share our concern that these women are a group of victims of crime who do not have full access to victims’ rights in the EU.

We will also present a practical tool, a counselling method, developed in the project to assist these women. The counselling method co-created together with practitioners from seven partner organizations in six member states (Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Finland and Italy) is described in a handbook to be launched at the event.

>> The event will be followed by a networking lunch.

>> Detailed programme will follow soon

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  • Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:00 - 13:00

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