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Aims and Objectives

To Empower Refugee Women

We do this through:

  • Providing advice and guidance on education, training, employment, health and social care.
  • Disseminating quality information on issues which matter to them.
  • Organising culturally sensitive customised training programmes.
  • Influencing/Lobbying policy makers.
  • Being committed to refugee women being consistent and clear about our service provision, not diluting our principles of support to refugee women.
  • Involving them in our activities at different levels.
To promote and raise awareness of the public and decision-makers about the needs and aspirations of refugee women as well as about their positive contributions to UK society.

We do this through:

  • Organising conferences and meetings;
  • Participating in networks, fora and conferences;
  • Production of quality research documents.
Provide a model of good practice, showing a way of overcoming difficulties between different groups and people of different backgrounds.

We do this through:

  • Setting examples of good models of practice in partnership work;
  • Encouraging employment of refugee women of all nationalities to work together.
  • Promoting networking.
  • Creating sound practical policies and procedures.

Policy Development

RWA is actively looking to develop and influence appropriate policies and provisions for refugee women. We achieve this by:

  • Organising conferences on specific issues;
  • Participating in meetings and conferences;
  • Lobbying policy makers.

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