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

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

 


 

Funding agencies

European Commission

Team

Kristin Janssens, Marleen Bosmans, Marleen Temmerman

Period

December 16, 2003 - April 15, 2005

Project status

Project closed

Team members

Ms. Marleen B Bosmans
Ms. Marleen Temmerman

Countries

Belgium
Europe

Themes

Reproductive rights