AkiDwA Annual Report 2012

Strengthening the Voices of Migrant Women through Policy and Advocacy.   Introduction: 2012 was a historic year for AkiDwA with significant achievements on a few critical areas of work. After campaigning for over a decade for the implementation of a law that prohibits Female Genital Mutilation in Ireland, The Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act […]

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AkiDwA announces the Appointment of a New Manager.

    AkiDwA has announced the appointment of Claudia Hoareau as the new manager of the organisation after the stepping down of its CEO and founder, Ms.Salome Mbugua. “We are deeply grateful to Ms Mbugua for her immense contribution to the work of AkiDwA and her deep commitment, care, support and for promoting equality in […]

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Press Release by Salome Mbugua. (outgoing) AkiDwA CEO

      click image     PRESS RELEASE “Equality of treatment for Migrant in Ireland is far from been Achieved” After fourteen years of relentless activism on migrant women’s right, Salome Mbugua, the founder and CEO of AkiDwA- the only migrant women led national organisation in Ireland, has decided to step down. Speaking at […]

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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: or or or ring Barbara/Amaka at 01/8349851. Text 0876207123 Supported by […]

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Women for one City one People October 2014

    The city of Dublin’s population has radically changed over the past decade. In some areas of the city there are now more non Irish than Irish born people living together. This presents a challenge to create a conversation between women from different cultures and backgrounds who live within Dublin Inner City Area. AkiDwA […]

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