Three associations are involved in the DiscriKamira project:
Kamira is a federation of associations that was created in 1999 to improve the situation of Roma women in our society. It is a non-profit organization, composed of 26 associations that span a large part of Spanish territory. The areas of action are the following: Women and Equality of Opportunities, Fight against Hate and discrimination, education, socio-labor insertion, employment and self-employment, communication technologies, health, gender-based violence.
In its fight against discrimination, one of its objectives is to make visible and, where appropriate, denounce practices, policies and xenophobic and discriminatory manifestations through the monitoring of news in national and international media, the realization and support of studies and research. , training courses, etc. It is worth noting the awareness campaign "NO PREJUICIOS" as well as the organization of what was the first Congress on hate crimes and discrimination in Spain last November.
This federation has 17 years of experience in the active fight against discriminatory and anti-Gypsy practices, policies and demonstrations, both at national and European level. It has an extensive network of collaboration with other associations in Spain as well as with different organizations and institutions.
The Romni Onlus association was established in Rome in 2010 as a reaction to the lack of representation of the needs of Roma women in Italy. Its activity is characterized by its initiatives and strong presence in the social life of the Roma community. It offers legal advice and support in terms of health, employment, family law, language assistance, financial matters.
Its objective is to actively support the process of emancipation of women against all forms of gender discrimination as well as the integration of the Roma population in Italian and European society and to combat prejudice against the Roma and all forms of discrimination respecting the different identities, equality, dignity and the fundamental values of civic life.
HELSINKI DEACONESS INSTITUTE
Helsinki Deaconess Institute was established in 1867. It is the most active non-profit Foundation in Finland with support services for people who are socially excluded. It is the main organization that works with roma immigrants in Helsinki. The organization is divided into 5 sectors: Diakonia Services, educational services, health services, internal services and development services.
The Foundation together with its subsidiaries form a group of 1,650 people for the Finninsh social welfare develpment, called "welfare society" and social responsibility to provide health services of high social quality also preparing the ground for innovative projects at national and international level