Category Archive for "Women on the Move"

Women on the Move at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Jun 20 2014

Last week we were at the Global Summit representing the voices of women who managed to seek protection and yet whose stories…

The Women on the Move Awards – The Night of Courage!

Mar 07 2014

photos by Jason Wen The Forum is proud to have set up and organised, for a third year in a row, awards to…

Women on the Move Awards Call for Nominations

Oct 18 2013

The Women on the Move Awards (formerly the Migrant and Refugee Woman of the Year Award) celebrates and supports the contribution that…

Celebrating Migrant and Refugee Women

Mar 08 2013

Five extraordinary women were honoured tonight on International Women’s Day, at The 2013 Migrant and Refugee Woman of the Year Awards Ceremony…

2013 Young Women of the Year – Cynthia Masiyiwa

Mar 08 2013

Cynthia Masiyiwa came to the UK aged 15 from Zimbabwe to escape political violence. She settled in South London with her sister…

2013 Joint Woman of the Year – Constance Nzeneu

Mar 08 2013

Constance Nzeneu fled to the UK in 2005 from the threat of a forced marriage in Cameroon where she had trained as…

2013 Joint Woman of the Year – Remzije Sherifi

Mar 08 2013

Remzije Sherifi trained as an electrical engineer, but radio was her passion and she was one of the first female radio journalists…

2013 Young Woman of the Year Honorary Award – Emina Hadziosmanovic

Mar 04 2013

Emina Hadziosmanovic was a young child when she fled to the UK in 1992 to escape the siege of her home town Sarajevo.…

2013 Woman of the Year Honorary Award – Tina Gharavi

Mar 04 2013

Tina Gharavi  is a film maker who came to Tyneside from Iran, via New Zealand and the US.  She is teaching Digital…

2013 Awards Launched at TEDxEastEnd

Oct 18 2012

We launched on Saturday the 2013 Migrant & Refugee Woman of the Year Award at this year’s TEDxEastEnd in east London. TEDx is…