During the last few years, a steep rise of the migration rates has been noted towards the European Union. People in need of asylum from the terrors of war as well as political and social uncertainty and instability seek a better quality of life and better opportunities away from their home countries.
Study visit and exchange of best practices about the inclusion of migrant women through urban, agriculture activities
The latest events in the area of Eastern Mediterranean, and especially in the Middle East, have triggered the greatest shifts in population since World War II, as indicated by the refugee crisis and immigration waves. According to UNHCR, in the last three years, during the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, the total number of refugees has increased by 50%.
Exchange of good practices and development of material to raise awareness in the issue of refugee women
Around 25 million persons born in a third country are currently living in EU, representing 5% of its total population. Their successful integration into host society is the key to maximising the opportunities of legal migration and making the most of the contributions that immigration can make to EU development.
Integration of migrant women in the receiving society within Urban Agriculture Labs