The MiRA Resource Centre for Black, Immigrant and Refugee women is a non-governmental organization for minority women in Norway. The MiRA Centre is politically independent and is not associated with any religious group. The MiRA Centre is an interest organization for women with backgrounds from or connections to countries other than Norway, especially from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Objectives

  • The MiRA Resource Centre for Black, Immigrant and Refugee Women will be a resource center offering information related to questions that minority women and young girls in Norway might have.
  • The MiRA Centre will work to strengthen the legal rights and self-organizing among immigrant women and will work for real equality in Norwegian society.
  • The MiRA Centre will, through counseling, information and courses contribute to an increased knowledge and understanding in Norwegian society of immigrant women’s situation and role in Norway.
  • The MiRA Centre will promote the immigrant and refugee womens culture and community.

International partnerships
The MiRA Centre has a consultative status with ECOSOC (United Nations Economic and Social council) and a large network of womens organizations from all over the world that work on the issues related to immigrants, refugees and minority groups. The centre works to preserve and develop this network by specializing in and collaborating on issues related to racism, xenophobia, gender and migration at an international level.