Friday, 16.12 // Book release “Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women’s Perspectives and Experiences”

Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women’s Perspectives and Experiences Hansjörg Dilger and Kristina Dohrn (eds.) in Collaboration with International Women Space Berliner Beiträge zur Ethnologie, Bd. 40 Weißensee Verlag Berlin 2016, Broschur, 314 Seiten, 14,8 × 21 cm, 10 Abbildungen, 19,90 € ISBN 978-3-89998-242-8 Über das Buch: In the summer and fall of 2015,…

Rassismus und Justiz: Rassistischer Übergriff in Henningsdorf

Prozessbeobachtungsgruppe zum Thema Rassismus und Justiz in Berlin Amtsgericht Oranienburg 12.09.16 Az 14 Ds 356 JS 1325/16 (185/16) Verhandlungsbeginn angesetzt für 9:15h Neubau, Saal III Zum Vorfall (zitiert aus dem Prozessaufruf des International Women Space) „Am 15. Januar [2016] wurden zwei geflüchtete Frauen und ein Kind im Hennigsdorfer Supermarkt NP von einem Mann mit einer…

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…

Callout for Process Observation // racist attack in Hennigsdorf

Callout for Process Observation Please spread!! Deutsch unten.. 15th of January this year, two refugee women and a child faced a racist attack in the NP Supermarket in Henningsdorf when a man threatened them with a gun and racist insults. The people present in the supermarket did not react to this situation. When the two…

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…

Thursday, 30.6. at 19h: Reading at Susi Frauenzentrum

Susi Frauenzentrum:  die Aktivistinnen vom International Women’s Space (IWS) haben die Lebensgeschichten von geflüchteten Frauen in Deutschland dokumentiert. Sie näherten sich dem Projekt mit Hilfe der lateinamerikanischen Tradition der Testimonial-Literatur an – dabei immer mit dem Blick darauf, die Stimme der Stimmlosen zu verstärken. Das Buch „In Our Own Words“ / „In unseren eigenen Worten“…

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…

Europe’s day of shame

The first refugees were deported from Greek islands back to Turkey early on Monday under a disputed EU deal in which one refugee is legally settled in Europe for every other one that is deported back to Turkey. Today marks Europe’s “Day of Shame”, the day the EU started mass deportations of refugees from Greece back to Turkey. The desperate eyes of…

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…

IWS in the Taz.lab 2016

Tag: 02.04.2016  Anfang: 16:15 Uhr  Dauer: 01:45  Raum: Café Global http://www.taz.de/!p4982/ Nach dem Streicheln Kompliz*innenschaft ohne Helfer*innensyndrom Es ist ein guter Gedanke: Diejenigen, die gesellschaftlich bessergestellt sind, helfen denjenigen, die strukturell diskriminiert werden. Häufig wird die gut gemeinte Hilfe allerdings zu unreflektierter Bevormundung. Ist aber auch eine Begegnung auf Augenhöhe möglich? Diese Frage stellen sich derzeit…

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…

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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

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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…