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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July 11, 2018
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Brain Gain Ireland 2018

Brain Gain Ireland The annual networking meeting for migrant entrepreneurs and professionals When: Thursday, 12th July, 2016 Time: 6pm – 9pm Where: Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.

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