The year 2021 marks the 15th anniversary of EFOMW, a Brussels-based NGO, and the largest network of European Muslim women organizations working on issues of inclusion, empowerment, anti-discrimination and gender equality. Since 2006, EFOMW has been uniting, supporting and representing its member organizations from different European countries and working on advocacy and policy on the EU-level.
On this occasion and as a symbolic way to celebrate our members’ dedicated work and their contribution to society, we organised members competition for Best activity and Best campaign 2018-2021
We are delighted to share experiences and work of these outstanding women and we hope it will inspire others to organise and make positive change.
Meet some of our members and learn more about their work:
Read summary of all activities here
or see more detailed presentation of each activity below.
BEST ACTIVITY CATEGORY:
- Award winning for Best Activity 2018-2021:
SOCIO-CULTURAL SHOW APPRISAL ‘Shoshitje’: NOT ONLY TO REFLECT A REALITY, BUT ALSO TO CREATE REALITY!
by ‘Women’s Affirmation Association (AAG)’ North Macedonia
- ‘THE PANDEMIC POVERTY OUTREACH PROJECT’ by ‘Muslim Sisters of Éire, MSOE’ Ireland
- ‘The Initiative PRVI (Initiative against racial and religious intolerance)’ by ‘Center for Education and Research NAHLA’ Bosnia and Herzegovina
- ‘FEEDING HOMELESS PEOPLE’ Project, by ‘Ukrainian Muslimahs League UML’ Ukraina
- “YOU HAVE GOT A MESSAGE!”, by ‘Women’s Education and Culture Foundation HEKVA’ Turkey
BEST CAMPAIGN CATEGORY:
- Award winning for Best Campaign 2018-2021:
‘I VOTE FOR WOMAN’ CAMPAIGN, by ‘Center for Education and Research NAHLA’ (In cooperation with 1)
- ‘THIS IS ME ‘ EDUCATION CAMPAIGN, by ‘Muslim Sisters of Éire, MSOE’ Ireland
- Campaign to STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by ‘Women’s Affirmation Association (AAG)’ North Macedonia
1 Supported by the Government of the United Kingdom, the Government of Switzerland and the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and implemented by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy in partnership with the Nahla organization