News about the project disabled refugees welcome

Disabled Refugees Welcome held our first roundtable

– with the City of Stockholm on Valentine’s day Wednesday the 14th of February 2018, Disabled Refugees Welcome held our first roundtable event with the City of Stockholm. Valentine’s day is a good day to share the issue close to our hearts – Welcoming Disabled Refugees. A roundtable is a method to achieve a horizontal … Continue reading “Disabled Refugees Welcome held our first roundtable”

DRW meets BOSSE – advice, support and knowledge centre [BOSSE råd, stöd och kunskapscenter]

DRW met one of the longest-serving and activity agencies for migrants with physical non-normative abilities (a.k.a physical impairments). The agency started in 1981 as a project, then called ”Huvudstaprojektet”, funded by the National Heritage Fund – Arvsfonden. The agency took the name the unit for accommodation and services [Bostads- och serviceenheten], later shortened to BOSSE … Continue reading “DRW meets BOSSE – advice, support and knowledge centre [BOSSE råd, stöd och kunskapscenter]”

Don’t miss our theme days in spring!

DRW aims to start the year with series of theme days during the spring and is inviting authorities, organizations and other interested in disability rights, integration questions and migration.  Save the dates! Theme day 1: LSS and migration – How does migration status affect the right of self-determination?  What is the actual legislation concerning LSS in … Continue reading “Don’t miss our theme days in spring!”

The New Moderates’ proposal risks to limit newcomers rights even further.

The issues of migration and integration have been present in societal news, newspaper and on social media during recent years. Relevant for the work of Disabled Refugees Welcome within this debate is the temporary change of the migration law enacted in the summer of 2016. According to this temporary legal change, refugees and asylum seekers … Continue reading “The New Moderates’ proposal risks to limit newcomers rights even further.”

DRW Mobilization

DRW will soon be inviting organizations to respond a survey about their work with disabled newcomers kommer. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to fill in and aims to create network of disability organizations who in different ways work with newcomers. Our ambition is to create better understanding about available activities and necessary steps … Continue reading “DRW Mobilization”

Welcome to the DRW’s homepage

Disabled Refugees Welcome (DRW) is a project run by Independent Living Institute (ILI) and is designed to work for the rights of disabled newcomers in Sweden. On this webpage you as a visitor can follow the project, take part of our reports and other topic specific material that we have collected here. Contact us if … Continue reading “Welcome to the DRW’s homepage”

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