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Say no to 5 years rule!

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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.

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#MyEveryday-Struggle

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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.

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History: MiRA now and then

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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

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I want to talk about the future of Nordic feminism!

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– I don’t want to talk only about asylum and migration. Racialised women are not just migrants or asylum seekers. Let’s talk about the multi-dimensional struggle for women’s rights. Let’s talk about

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Save the date!

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Amina Wadud, the prominent Muslim scholar, a strong voice for Muslim women’s rights and a writer of “Inside the Gender Jihad: Reform in Islam” is coming to Oslo. MiRA Center invites you to a national

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Welfare state and immigration: Non European nationals as second class citizens?

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The Norwegian Government appointed a committee in august 2009 to provide more knowledge about how the Norwegian welfare model works in a time of increased immigration and emigration. The Committee presented its report and their conclusions regarding the future of the Norwegian welfare model in relation to immigration on the 10th of May 2011. The MiRA Centre views the rapport as an important contribution in the formation of future policies regarding immigration and integration, but do, at the same time, worry about the way women with ethnic minority background are portrayed in the rapport and consider some of the suggested solutions to be injurious to the rights of women.

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