Women in Islam
We started on Monday, 07/03/2016, with a lecture on women's rights in Islam, which helped to eliminate misunderstandings and common prejudices so creating a way to deal respectfully with each other.
Women museum Bonn
The following day we visited with 15 other women, to the exhibition "Violence against Women and Girls" in the Women's Museum Bonn. After the tour, we shared the many impressions of the museum with coffee and cake.
Violence against Women and Girls
The following day we visited with 15 other women, to the exhibition "Violence against Women and Girls" in the Women's Museum Bonn. After the tour, we shared the many impressions of the museum with coffee and cake.
Paint your stress away
relaxed proceeded Thursday with the workshop "Paint your stress away!", Where the women’s creativity had no limits. Participants grappled with the issue of stress management to their daily lives continue to decelerate and their wants and needs to be clear again.
Let's cook
In the cooking competition on Friday it said: Run to the kitchen, let's cook, eat together and also by overcoming prejudices. A culinary delight for all and at the same time a tasteful journey through Africa. The winners of the cooking competition Grace O. and Karima B. They both got an instant wellness gift.
Let's cook
In the cooking competition on Friday it said: Run to the kitchen, let's cook, eat together and also by overcoming prejudices. A culinary delight for all and at the same time a tasteful journey through Africa. The winners of the cooking competition Grace O. and Karima B. They both got an instant wellness gift.
Let's cook
In the cooking competition on Friday it said: Run to the kitchen, let's cook, eat together and also by overcoming prejudices. A culinary delight for all and at the same time a tasteful journey through Africa. The winners of the cooking competition Grace O. and Karima B. They both got an instant wellness gift.
Frauen Partizipation
For the grand finale of our action week we brought together women in politics. Dr. Monika Goldmann, Kati Stüdemann, Saziye Altundal-Köse and Andrea Weber spoke uplifting words about Participation.
Wishes
In our balloon launch, participants wrote down their wishes and dreams for women on postcards that have been attached to the balloon, to make them rise. This made the official conclusion of the International Women's Week.
Wishes
In our balloon launch, participants wrote down their wishes and dreams for women on postcards that have been attached to the balloon, to make them rise. This made the official conclusion of the International Women's Week.
Wishes
In our balloon launch, participants wrote down their wishes and dreams for women on postcards that have been attached to the balloon, to make them rise. This made the official conclusion of the International Women's Week.
Make-over
Two women then had the opportunity to slip into garments from our label "Impress" and to experience the touch of a professional make-up artist.
IWD 2016
The celebration ended with food and entertainment.
Thank you
We thank all participants, contributors and organisers for such a rewarding week.

Impress Day 2014

In 2011 VMDO in cooperation with AfricanTide Union e.V. started the Mai-Jobcafe, where women with migration background were explicitly integrated and reintegrated into the job market in NRW.

Since the challenges of women are very enormous, starting with day-care for the children, overcoming language barriers, lack of recognition of qualifications and ends with cultural values of their husbands, it became very interesting for the AfricanTide project team to setup an exemplary working module for some of the women interested in changing their perspectives.

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The international women's week 2016

The international women's week in celebration in commemoration of IWD Day is over

The international women's week in celebration of Women's Day on 8 March is over and we say: Thank you... Thank you for coming and thank you for your participation and contribution.
Considering the fact that the community of women in Dortmund gets even more diverse with the daily recording of new refugees and the issue of respecting and implementing women's rights becomes more topical than ever. With the theme "Give women more space" it was important for us as part of the International Women's Week to reduce prejudices.

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