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Em kit pp tfinal conference october 2012

  1. 1. Yevgeniya Averhed Project coordinator Empowerment kit for Immigrant women with low educational / working experience Final conference in Stockholm 5 October 2012 This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
  2. 2. Some facts about EM-kit project LLL programme: Grundtvig multilateral project Duration: October 2010 – October 2012 Coordinator: Project partners:
  3. 3. Definitions and statistics  Target group of the project: non-EU foreign born women (outside EU-27)  Statistics: approximately half of 1.8 million of non-EU foreign born immigrants in Europe (2009)  Reasons for migration: Family migration – about 52 % Employment (with job settled before migration) – 2 % Employment (without job settled before migration) – 23 % International protection – 9 % Study – 6 % Other – 8 %
  4. 4. Main trends regarding education and employment of immigrant women in Europe For high-educated women: Deskilling and overqualification For low-educated women: High undemployment and lack of labour market opportunities and educational possibilities For
  5. 5. High-educated immigrant women (EU:2009) Native-born Foreign-born Non-EU-27-born women women women  Part-time work  Temporary contracts  Lower wages  Typically female sectors: Cooking Cleaning Healthcare Household  Grey market and more..
  6. 6. Low-educated immigrant women (EU:2009) More 77 mln. of people in EU are low-skilled. Immigrant women are highly represented among them Main reasons are war, lack of well-functioning educational system in countries of origin and other Employment rate of immigrant women is 16.5 % lower then women of EU nationality Consequences: social isolation and segregation
  7. 7. Situation in project countries 7 PES Municipality Education Language Employer Labour market Courses NGOs Active citizenship / employment Entry
  8. 8. 8 Objectives of EM-kit project Woman To assist immigrant women to societyTo assist immigrant women to society and labour market in host countriesand labour market in host countries through adult educationthrough adult education Information about:Information about: EducationEducation Labour market systemsLabour market systems Self-esteemSelf-esteem MotivationMotivation
  9. 9. 5 4 Active citizenship Joining in Going outside Working on professional qualifications Voluntary work Living in isolation 2 3 6 1 Result 1 Result 3 Result 4 Result 5 Individual plan Coach (PES) Result 2 EM-kit concept
  10. 10. More information on the web-site of the project: www.socialempowerment.eu Contact information: Yevgeniya Averhed (project coordinator) +4618680036 yevgeniya.averhed@folkuniversitetet.se
  11. 11. And finally… “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” ― Brigham Young Thank you for your attention!