She resisted her deportation twice

  SEE BELOW THE BACKGROUNG HISTORY: On the 7th of September, around 4 o’clock in the morning, in a Heim in Hennigsdorf, a refugee woman was again compelled out of her room, violently pushed in to a police car and taken to the airport in one more forced deportation attempt. They didn’t succeed because the…

IWS in No Border Camp 2016

see full program here. Click here for the No Border Camp website 16.7: 11:00: Women*Space (Internationale Frauen*Gruppen und Frauen* aus den Auffang-/Internierungslagern) 19.7: Buchvorstellung: „In unseren eigenen Worten – Flüchtlingsfrauen in Deutschland erzählen ihre Geschichten“, herausgebracht vom IWSPACE (International Women Space) Objectives No Border Camp 2016 – Thessaloniki: Strengthen the already existing migrant groups, give them a…

The deportation that never was

deutsche Version weiter unten Last Thursday, the 30th of July, as I went to the Foreign Office/Ausländerbehörde to renew my Identity Card/Ausweis, they told me there was a bomb threat in the building and that they couldn’t work on my papers, that I should come back the next day, on Friday, at 8 o’clock in…

The Voice and IWS stand together for self-determination and Freedom! Broadcast Reboot FM

Radio Broadcast: Reboot Fm – Interview on No Refugee is Criminal: Refugee Community, Women Space and Persecution of Dr. Maqsud.A in Apolda https://soundcloud.com/rebootfm/the-voices-31-no-refugee-is-criminal-kein-fluchtling-ist-kriminell Refugee Power Matters – For Self-determination and Freedom! http://thevoiceforum.org/node/4144 Self-organisation is the basic responsibility of the oppressed refugees to use our presence to reclaim our dignity any where we are: we are calling on…

Kanal stays as a political space! No eviction!

      International Women Space in Kanal making of our puppet “A Guerrilheira” for the demo of the Women’s day of Struggle 8.3.2016 and a workshop for the children where they learned how to make their own puppets. Kanal is a unique place in Berlin and we, the International Women Space, stand firmly in solidarity…

IN OUR OWN WORDS: book reading event in Hannover

“The activists from International Women Space (IWS) set themselves the task of documenting the lives and stories of refugee women in Germany. They approached the project in the Latin American tradition of testimonial literature – looking to amplify the voice of women who could have migrated, but wouldn’t have been given a visa.” On 12.03.2016…

درود – Ẹ n lẹ – Habari – Hallo – Hello – Hi – ¡Hola! – Is ka warran – kedụ – مرحبا – Merhaba – Moin – Molo – 你好 – Olá -Привет! – Salut – Sannu – Sawubona – ታዲያስ

Welcome to iwspace. Take a look around, find out about us and what we have to say. Check out our latest updates and news about our work and refugee rights in Germany.  Take some time to get to know refugee and migrant women in Germany; listen to us tell our stories in our own words. Browse through our photo gallery to see what we’ve got up to. Learn…

TOLL·FREE HOTLINE 08000 116 016: the Violence against women support hotline

Available round the clock, 365 days a year and free of charge in turkish, russian, french, english, spanish, portuguese, italian, serbo-croatian, chinese, bulgarian. romanian, arab, farsi, vietnamese and german. The Violence against women support hotline offers victims a way of receiving competent advice securely, anonymously and regardless of disability whenever they need. Our counsellors provide…

Heute/Today: Demo gegen/against the Asylpaket II

18:00 Uhr Lageso Turmstraße 21, 10559 Berlin –english below– Mit dem Asylpaket II will die Bundesregierung in den nächsten Tagen rassistische Gesetzesänderungen verabschieden, die sich aggressiv gegen Geflüchtete richten. Das Asylpaket II sieht vor: • Es werden “Spezielle Aufnahmezentren” eröffnet, in denen Menschen aus “sicheren” Herkunftsländern und Menschen, denen vorgeworfen wird ihre Papiere vernichtet zu haben,…

Syrian woman expelled from Berlin refugee camp for defending human rights / Syrische Frau wurde aus Notunterkunft in Berlin hinausgeworfen, weil sie ihre Menschenrechte einforderte

Syrian woman expelled from Berlin refugee camp for defending human rights – English Version Below Mujer siria expulsada de un campamento para refugiados en Berlín por exigir derechos – versión española abajo Pressemitteilung: Syrische Frau wurde aus Notunterkunft in Berlin hinausgeworfen, weil sie ihre Menschenrechte einforderte Viviana ist eine junge Frau aus Syrien. Sie ist vor dem…

WEM GEHÖRT KREUZBERG: Social City – refugees are neighbours

The neighborhood initiative WEM GEHÖRT KREUZBERG invites you to a meeting of neighbors and refugees on February 4th at 6pm, starting 6.30pm at Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in Kreuzberg. Long before people start fleeing from war, hunger and desolation looking for shelter, it was known that there is an enormous need of affordable housing in Berlin. In one…