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Health

The health of migrant women is a complex and multifaceted issue that encompasses various aspects, including physical, mental, reproductive, and social well-being. The migration process itself, along with the conditions in country of destination can significantly impact the health outcomes of women. Migrant women therefore often have multiple unmet health...

Reproductive Health

Since July 2018, AkiDwA has been conducting sessions on sexual and reproductive health for migrant women in all counties, primarily targeting those living in Direct Provision centers. In 2019, the organization expanded its sessions to include topics on male sexual behaviour, which encompassed providing information and distributing condoms. This addition...

Mental Health

Since March 2009, AkiDwA has been holding discussions on mental health (Let's Talk) targeting migrant women. The organisation’s primary intervention has been the provision of psychosocial support. At AkiDwA, we understand that although migrant women find Ireland safer than their countries of origin, resettlement forces them to confront the loss...