IWS at the Bundestag for People of African Descent Week

On Friday 11. September, we took part in a meeting with Dr. Franziska Giffey, Bundesministerin für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend, and Dr. Karamba Diaby, Integrationsbeauftragter der SPD-Bundestags- fraktion.


Read More

IWS RADIO #05 | On Anti-Semitism and Being Jewish in Germany

Sharon from IWS invited Chana Dischereit who is active with the Roma and Sinti Association Baden-Württemberg and the NSU Civil Tribunal, Iris Hefetz from Jewish Voice for Peace in the Middle East - Germany, and Inna Michaeli - a sociologist and feminist queer activist to share and discuss experiences of being Jewish in Germany, diverse Jewish identities, anti-Semitic conspiracy “theories” and political activism.


Read More

IWS RADIO #04 | Fighting Systemic Racism With Anti Discrimination Law

Political activist Sanchita Basu and Green Party parliamentarian Canan Bayram are welcomed by Killa, Jennifer & Denise from IWS to talk about Berlin’s new anti discrimination law that was passed in June: What came before? What type of cases does it cover? What impact could it have? What will it take to see a similar law on the federal level?


Read More

Corona Lager Reports – August 2020

"Hi girls. There’s something strange which has been going on in the lagers. The police have been harassing people on the pay day and the day to renew your stay here. They have been claiming that some people have some fine or something to pay. They take them with them. The social workers either they don’t give you the money or they refuse to renew your stay here."


Read More

IWS RADIO #03 | Anti-Asian Racism, the Model Minority Myth and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a wave of violent racism against Asian communities all over the world. IWS members Ngoc, Haewon & Dahye welcome three guests - Jiye Seong-Yu from Asian Voices Europe, Esra Karakaya of Karakaya Talks and Thao Ho from DAMN (Deutsch Asiat*innen Make Noise) - for our third episode of IWS RADIO to discuss this and more...


Read More

IWS RADIO im ndPodcast gefeatured: RB3 – Berlin feiert Pride

İdil Baydar zum NSU 2.0 / DieselA zum Dorfplatz / International Women Space zum Hören / Und: Ein Gespräch mit CSD e.V. Vorständin Dana Wetzel


Read More

IWS RADIO #02: Black Lives Matter! – In The Mediterranean Sea Too

For this, the second, episode of IWS RADIO, Lavenda, Jennifer and Denise from IWS are joined by Diana Arce from Black Lives Matter Berlin and Hela Kanakane from Alarm Phone.


Read More

Corona Lager Reports – July 2020

Hi everyone, this is the report from _____, Potsdam. It’s a relatively small Heim that has got a capacity of about 90 persons and currently it’s hosting almost three quarters, two quarters or three quarters of children. Because we have families the houses or the accommodation spaces are divided into two, we have a separate one for families and another small block that has got not more than 15 rooms that accommodates single persons and smaller families.


Read More

IWS RADIO #01: Life In The Lagers During The Corona Pandemic

IWS RADIO debuted today on We are born free! Empowerment Radio and is now available online!!! This first episode exposes the inhumane conditions of the Lager system in Germany, especially in the times of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Read More

GERMANY MUST ACTIVELY PROMOTE THE RESPECT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW AT THE EU BORDERS DURING ITS EU COUNCIL PRESIDENCY

DEUTSCHLAND MUSS WÄHREND EU-RATSPRÄSIDENTSCHAFT AKTIV FÜR DIE EINHALTUNG VON MENSCHENRECHTEN UND RECHTSSTAATLICHKEIT AN DEN EU-GRENZEN EINTRETEN


Read More