Akina Dada wa Africa

Akina Dada wa Africa, or AkiDwA for short, is a national network of migrant women living in Ireland. Akina Dada wa Africa means sisterhood in Swahili. Over two decades, AkiDwA has gained recognition as a leading NGO highlighting the issues faced by migrant women in Ireland. 

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Latest News

Report: Impact of Right to Work on Women Seeking International Protection in Ireland

July 22, 2022

Unlocking the Potential of Women Seeking International Protection in Ireland: The Impact of Right to Work  

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Recognizing those behind AkiDwA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – Part 1

March 3, 2022

AkiDwA celebrated 20 years of activism and advocacy for the rights of migrant women in Ireland. The venue had place…

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AkiDwA’s 20th Anniversary Memoir

February 24, 2022

As AkiDwA celebrates its 20th anniversary of activism and advocating for the rights of migrant women in Ireland, we thought…

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