Integration of refugee women in Europe through the promotion of their sexual and reproductive health rights

Team members: 
Kristin Janssens; Marleen Bosmans; Marleen Temmerman;
Team members: 
Kristin Janssens; Marleen Bosmans; Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES

Main objective:

  • To improve the integration of refugee women through the promotion of their SRH rights

Specific Objectives:

  • To get an overview of SRH of refugee women in European Member States (status, needs, policies, practices)
  • To identify best practices in SRH for refugee women
  • To identify needs and gaps in European policies
  • To formulate recommendations for improved SRH policies for refugee women
  • To launch a European Network for promotion of the SRH rights of refugee women

METHODS

  • Literature review of refugee women in Europe
  • Comparative analysis of SRH policies for refugee women in the European Member States
  • Preparation and organisation of an international workshop
  • Publication and dissemination of research findings and workshop proceedings

ACTIVITIES

  • Development of a databank on SRH of refugee women
  • Desk study and document analysis
  • Development of a databank of main stakeholders in SRH for refugee women in Europe
  • Identification of key informants on SRH for refugee women in European Member States
  • Development and dissemination of a questionnaire for stakeholders in European Member States
  • Comparative analysis of the answers to the questionnaire
  • Preparation and organisation of international workshop
  • Launch of European Network
  • Publication and dissemination of research findings and workshop proceedings

RESULTS

  • Overview of SRH of refugees in Europe is made
  • Needs and gaps in SRH policies for refugee women are identified
  • Best practices and lessons learned are identified
  • Recommendations for improved policies are formulated
  • Mandate/objectives of European Network are defined

 

 

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Funding agencies: 
Project status: 
Closed
Project status: 
Closed
Period: 
12/16/2003-15/4/2005
Period: 
12/16/2003-15/4/2005
Ends on: 
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Ends on: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2003
Ends on: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2003