In connection to the establishing of new programs aimed towards Northern Russia and the Baltics, the Nordic Minister’s Council hosted an informative seminar for NGOs in Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. The chairman of our organisation, Alma Bekturganova Andersen, was invited to present about her experience working on internationalREAD MORE

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY EVENT A breath of fresh air in Denmark We want to honor women who fight for a place they can belong to. We chose to do so, during this year’s International Women’s Day. We want to celebrate women who share their strengths, experiences and love with this countryREAD MORE

“If you brew the coffee, I’ll bring the cake!” – And with that, Yildiz Akdogan invited herself for coffee, and 10 of us accepted this offer today. We have entered an election year, and therefore we felt that a meeting with Yildiz, who holds a seat in the Parliament of SocialREAD MORE

Our partners from Russia, Estonia and Lithuania had only two and a half days to gain experience from Danish organisations that work towards helping new immigrants and refugees to find their place within Danish society. We put together a tightly packed program in order to ensure that they were ableREAD MORE

Our Chairman Alma Bekturganova Andersen was invited to host a presentation during the conference ‘Migrant Women’s Votes – What is good integration?’ that KULU (The Women’s Developing Countries Committee) arranged in collaboration with the member-based organisation Babaylan. Alma’s presentation addressed how we, as immigrants, learn to navigate the unwritten rulesREAD MORE

Our collaborative partner from Kyrgyzstan has now written and informed us of how the money we raised for HIV-positive children in Osh has been spent: Just before New Years, 15 HIV-positive children visited the Children’s Entertainment Centre, ‘Illusion’, which recently opened in the city of Osh. ‘Illusion’ is the onlyREAD MORE

We are developing a concept for the organisation’s annual Christmas lunch, whereby an organisation member opens their home and hosts the event. The menu consists of traditional Danish Christmas lunch dishes, combined with celebratory traditions stemming from the homeland of the hostess. Last year, our hostess was Phuong Doan from Vietnam,READ MORE

Each year we arrange a Christmas event so that our members are able to enjoy different aspects of the many wonderful Danish Christmas traditions. This year, the organisation The World’s Women in Denmark invited its members on a Christmas stroll, guided by talented lecturers from ‘Københavnerture’, a company specialising inREAD MORE

  About two or three times a year, we arrange group visits to museums and exhibitions. Not only does this enrich our knowledge of art and develop our tastes and horizons, it also bears fruit in terms of social benefits as we get to know each other better. Every yearREAD MORE

A picture is worth a thousand words. The World’s Women in Denmark has a strong desire to help deflate the myth that claims the Danish to be socially shut off and unavailable for new friendships. We are therefore currently publishing portraits on our Facebook site of friendships between ethnic DanesREAD MORE