Project Description

Context

In the present global world, the number of international displacements is increasing as a consequence of "conflicts, persecutions, situations of degradation and environmental change, as a marked lack of opportunities and human security"

Objectives

The VIW project aims to answer to the need of students of developing better knowledge and awareness toward the theme of woman migrations considering the interrelation of factors such as: gender, status, ethnicity, age, religion, origin, political opinion.

Target Groups

The project is addressed to:

  • University students
  • Lecturers and researchers
  • Policy makers in the field of education

Expected Results

The project will therefore achieve the following results:

  • Enhance the capacity of Higher Education curricula to prepare students for being future active and aware protagonist of social interventions to promote equity, diversity and integration of women migrants
  • Strengthen the cooperation and the creation of networks between academic organizations and the third sector and public administrations dealing with migrant women integration
  • Encourage dialogue and the exchange of knowledge to raise awareness about human mobility and gender in Europe and promote social, labour and citizenship participation and integration of the migrant population.