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 Launch – Let’s Talk: Mental Health, Asylum and the Resilience of Women January 30th

January 8, 2020

The launch event of AkiDwA’s report on the mental health of refugee women “Let’s Talk: Mental Health, Asylum and the…

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First Fortnight Festival 2020
First Fortnight 2020 AkiDwA will be at DCU on January 10th for Music,Talk and Healing

December 16, 2019

Friday, January 1oth  will be the first time that AkiDwA will be involved with the First Fortnight Arts Festival, the…

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IDEAL Graduates June 2019
Leadership Training: IDEAL graduates received Certificates in June 2019

December 11, 2019

Congratulations to all the graduates of AkiDwA’s IDEAL leadership training course, who received their Certificates at our Open Day in…

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