The integration of migrants in Cyprus has been an important issue for many years now. Such significant problems as human trafficking, labor use, sex abuse, racism and discrimination towards migrants in Cyprus, particularly towards migrant women, led us to various discussions on the public, stakeholders, and governmental levels. Finally these meetings and discussions concluded that there is an urgent need for migrant women in Cyprus to self-organize. This is how Cyprus Migrant Women’s Forum was established. CMWF was firstly presented to the public as a pilot project made by KISA withing the INTEGRO support, being awarded by the European Commission. KISA together with NICEM, Northern Ireland (http://nicem.org.uk), which is the project coordinator, Citizens for Europe, Germany ( http://citizensforeurope.org/ ), Association for Integration and Migration, Czech Republic ( http://www.migrace.com ), and Radio Afrika TV, Austria (http://www.radioafrika.net/) have been working over a way for integration and cooperation of migrants at the local level. KISA presented a Cyprus Migrant Women's Forum, a place where migrant women in Cyprus can communicate and help each other, sharing the experience and getting legal support. Find out more information about the Pilot project of KISA and INTEGRO here, it's progress, evaluation and implementation, as well as you can explore the situation with migrant women in Cyprus. CMWF, which main aim is the self-representation and empowerment of mi...Find out more!
Here, in Cyprus Migrant Women’s Organization, we strongly support equality for all the people, anti-racism towards migrants, and believe that women’s rights are something to fight for. To make a change, we encourage women in Cyprus to follow ...Read More
Why is it important for migrant women to support each other? Thanks to the Cyprus Migrant Women’s Forum, it is easier to follow and promote such essential principles, as: Equality of all persons, which entails their right to equal treatment on any g...Read More