Akina Dada wa Africa-AkiDwA

Akina Dada wa Africa-AkiDwA (Swahili for sisterhood) is a national network of migrant women living in Ireland. The organisation was established in 2001 by a group of African women to address, isolation, racism and Gender Based Violence that the women were experiencing at the time

AkiDwA Vision is a just society where there is equal opportunity and equal access to resources in all aspects of society, social, cultural, economic, civic and political.

AkiDwA Mission is to promote equality and justice for migrant women living in Ireland.


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We are work in a number of areas related to gender discrmination and gender based violence

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Ireland’s shocking record on women’s rights on Aljazeera.

Ireland’s shocking record on women’s rights on Aljazeera. Watch AkiDwA’s Jessica in action. Horror operations based on church doctrine, abuse, neglect. Ireland escapes criticism and largely ignores the victims. In recent months there has been a welter of reports about the horror of FGM, or female genital mutilation. The health service in the UK, for […]

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We appreciate your participation and involvement in this meeting. DATE: Tuesday 11th November 2014 TIME: 1.30 -3.30pm VENUE: CTA, Unit 2 Killarney Court, Upper Buckingham Street, Dublin 1 (2 doors next AkiDwA). Light refreshments will be served. To register, please email: info@akidwa.ie or amaka@akidwa.ie or patricia.mccarthy@cta.ie or ring Barbara/Amaka at 01/8349851. Text 0876207123 Supported by […]

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