Migration & Refugee in the Women’s Experience
Karat runs the activities for women refugees and migrants who have come to the EU countries in search of safety and work. Currently two projects are being implemented in this area – “The Europe we want?…
Vocational education, labour market and gender
Since 2015 Karat Coalition has focused on the issue of vocational education for girls and their situation on the labour market. Within the framework of national and international initiatives two comprehensive reports, analyzes and presentations were…
Learn about the CEDAW Convention and Optional Protocol
We invite you to our new website dedicated to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Optional Protocol to the Convention. You will find information about the CEDAW Convention…
CAMPAIGN! You can be whoever you want! The profession has no gender
The labour market in Poland is facing the challenge of growing demand for the graduates of vocational schools who are highly qualified in both traditional and advanced technologies. Using the potential of girls by encouraging them…

Polish language lessons for women migrants

20 October 2017

From 12 September to 15 December  2017 the women migrants have participated in Polish language classes in Warsaw.  Two groups of women migrants learn Polish at A2 / B1 level. The advanced  language course focuses not only on grammar, but also on vocabulary related to employment and everyday life in Poland. We pay great attention to the issues of cultural differences and women’s rights in Poland and in other countries. The classes take place withing the project “Women’s Empowerment, Integration and Participation”.

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Karat in the feminist dialogue on women migrants in Europe

20 October 2017

14-15th of October 2017 we were in Vienna at a meeting of partner organizations in the project “The Europe we want? Feminist approaches to gender, migration and democracy “(Erasmus +). The participants from Austria, Spain, Belgium, Sweden and Poland (Karat Coalition) shared their experiences in working with organizations and networks of women migrants.

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The success of the “Save the Women 2017” initiative

20 September 2017

On September 19 the “Save the Women 2017” Committee has announced that it has already collected the required 100 000 signatures. It means that the civic bill on Women’s Rights and Conscious Parenting  can be submitted to be discussed and voted by the Polish Parliament.  The civic bill on Women’s Rights and Conscious Parenting restores women’s dignity and provides a sense of security.

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Alternative follow-up information of CEDAW Coalition of Polish NGOs.

6 May 2017

The alternative follow-up information of the CEDAW Coalition of Polish NGOs has been already published on the website of the CEDAW Committe. The information presents the steps taken to implement the recomendations indicated in Concluding Observations on the 7th and 8th periodic reports of Poland. The Concluding Obeservations were issued for Poland in November 2014. 

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