As the pandemic continues to devastate the world economy and cause greater loss of lives, it’s time to come together for a humane political outlook to overcome the destruction. Unfortunately, the Norwegian Parliament passed the legislation in autumn 2020 to tighten the requirements for obtaining a permanent residence permit for refugees.
The MiRA center launched its first-anniversary book #Myeverydaystruggle on March 5th, 2019 in a series of several publications planned on the occasion of MiRA ’s 30th anniversary. The book represents racialized minority women’s voices, where they convey their stories from their perspectives. The MiRA Center wants to shed light on the issues that the racialized minority women’s movement has fought for several decades.
During the time when the equality law was created Norway was predominantly a white homogeneous society.
Thus the equality law didn’t account for the possibility that Norway would one day be home to people
Engasjert i kvinne- og minoritetsproblematikk? Er du en engasjert kvinne med minoritetsbakgrunn som har lyst til å utforme likestillingspolitikk gjennom din engasjement i Norges viktigste og eldste
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“Speak out!”– What the people wantOn 27 April 2009, The MiRA Centre launched their voting campaign “Speak out!”. As an important part of this campaign, members of the community and relevant Norwegian
Demonstration with street theater, Saturday, March 6, 2010:
Freedom from Condemning Glances!
Racialised women claim their rights in the public spaces
How should we dress, behave, or even just be
The MiRA Centres Director Fakhra Salimi received the Pakistani Association of Norways Honor Award for her work to improve the quality of life and access to rights for minority women in Norway.
The award was given for her bridge-building work between Pakistan and Norwegian culture together with her efforts to promote Pakistani culture in Norway. In the award announcement, Salimi´s initiative to start The MiRA Centre and the equality work she has accomplished through this organization were specially mentioned as important reasons for her appointment.
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