EVA IRFAM – There is Hidden Violence Affecting Migrant Women

Working together for an inclusive Europe.

The aim of EVA IRFAM project is to increase the capacity of migrant women, youth and LGBTIQ people to recognize and get out of GBV (gender-based violence) situations by providing:

• support services,
• an awareness campaign and training of specialists working for public institutions at national level in identifying, intervening and preventing this phenomenon,
• the development of ICAR 

With the support and expertise of the Norwegian partner, ICAR will also seek to improve authorities’ (in Timisoara, Bucharest, Giurgiu, Galati, Radauti and Somcuta Mare – cities with reception centers for refugees) response to GBV capacity building sessions, with a focus on changing discriminatory attitudes and the creation of minimum working standards.

EVA IRFAM – There is Hidden Violence Affecting Migrant Women

Working together for an inclusive Europe.

The aim of EVA IRFAM project is to increase the capacity of migrant women, youth and LGBTIQ people to recognize and get out of GBV (gender-based violence) situations by providing:


• support services,
• an awareness campaign and training of specialists working for public institutions at national level in identifying, intervening and preventing this phenomenon,
• the development of ICAR Foundation as a resource center for GBV by conducting the first ever research report on this phenomenon among migrants in Romania.

With the support and expertise of the Norwegian partner, ICAR will also seek to improve authorities’ (in Timisoara, Bucharest, Giurgiu, Galati, Radauti and Somcuta Mare – cities with reception centers for refugees) response to GBV capacity building sessions, with a focus on changing discriminatory attitudes and the creation of minimum working standards.

Our aim is to:

We want to increase the capacity of migrant women, youth and LGBTIQ people to recognize and overcome GBV situations.

Our aim is to:

We want to increase the capacity of migrant women, youth and LGBTIQ people to recognize and overcome GBV situations.

Support services

Support groups, social, psychological and legal counseling services, related medical services.

Awareness campaign

Workshops for migrant and Romanian youth to improve their knowledge on GBV.

Trainings for specialists

Training sessions for public authorities’ representatives and NGO’s involved in offering assistance to migrants in Romania.

GBV Resource Center

First research report on GBV affecting migrants in Romania. Working guide for the specialists.

Correct information

Sex education sessions, information session regarding migrants’ human rights.

Advocacy

The beneficiaries in the project will present a series of advocacy and awareness activities.

120
%

young
migrants

600
+

Trained
specialists

10
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Supported
people

3670

successful
campaigns

120
%

young
migrants

600
+

Trained
specialists

10
,4k

Supported
people

3670

successful
campaigns

120
%

young
migrants

600
+

Trained
specialists

10
,4k

Supported
people

3670

successful
campaigns

Last news

We will keep you updated with the latest news.

Real life cases

We will tell you stories of real people whose lives were affected by gender-based violence.

Dear friends,

We are always looking for dynamic, creative people, sensitive to the cause of refugees in Romania.

Would you consider getting involved?

If you want to put part of your time and enthusiasm to work in the migration field, join our team of volunteers!

What kind of activities can you do as a volunteer?

- support our communication activities (event organizing, awareness campaigns, questionnaires etc.);

-  logistical support for the organization of focus groups with migrants and other stakeholder in the field;

-  taking photos for the activities we organize;

-  illustration and graphic design (creation and input for the materials and guides for the refugee/migrant community, the authorities that will take part in the capacity building workshops etc.).

What can we offer?

- the possibility to have a direct contribution on behalf of refugees and migrants in Romania by participating in our projects;

- an open minded, creative environment;

- certificate of volunteering.

Your benefits do you have if you get involved?

-  more trust in yourself;

-  you acquire practical skills and abilities: organization, responsibility, creativity, teamwork;

- work experience – the periods of time you volunteer are considered professional experience.

How can you become a volunteer?

For more details, feel free to contact Adelina Băncilă at adelina@icarfoundation.ro or call +40 21 321 22 21.

Gallery

We show you in pictures the activities we do.

Galerie

Îți arătăm în imagini activitățile pe care le realizăm.