Verborgen Zorgen (Hidden Worries)

Team members: 
Ines Keygnaert; Nadia El Mahi; Baharak Pourmirzajan; Marleen Temmerman

PARTNERS:

  • ICRH
  • Community Advisory Board

OBJECTIVES:

  • To train 15 women: 3 undocumented migrant, 3 asylum seeking, 3 refugee, 3 migrant and 3 native women on Sexual and Gender-based Violence, networking in prevention and taking photographs
  • To research the existing networks of these 15 women on victimization of SGBV and prevention capacities
  • To set-up an intercultural network of women with different kinds of origins and residence permits living in Belgium, acting towards the aim of prevention of SGBV
  • To raise awareness about SGBV crossing all kinds of borders and the major strength of intercultural networking in prevention of SGBV

METHODS:

  • Hopping
  • Photo-Voice
  • World Cafe
  • Socio-ecological framework on violence
  • Desirable Prevention framework on prevention

EXPECTED RESULTS:

  • 15 women acting as “network seeds” of which are: 3 undocumented migrant, 3 asylum seeking, 3 refugee, 3 migrant and 3 native women are trained on Sexual and Gender-based Violence, the importance and role of networking in prevention and taking photographs
  • An intercultural network of at least 45 women sharing their experience with SGBV and their prevention needs
  • An exhibition with 15 photographs covering the network of each network seed woman
  • A world café with politicians and other stakeholders on SGBV and the prevention of it
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Geography: 
Funding agencies: 
Project status: 
Closed
Period: 
15/05/2008-14.05-2009
Ends on: 
Thursday, May 15, 2008