Project Integrated 2019

Timeframe:
1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019

Project Partners:
aditus foundation,Integra Foundation, JRS Malta, Migrant Women Association (Malta) and the Women’s Rights Foundation.

Supported by:
UNHCR Malta


The project is an extension of joint activities implemented since 2015, working on two components:

  • Integration: aditus foundation, JRS Malta, Integra Foundation
  • Protection: JRS Malta, Migrant Women Association (Malta), Women’s Rights

Aim:

The integration component of the project seeks to ensure that  beneficiaries of international protection are integrated in Maltese society, effectively enjoy their rights, and achieve true independence and self-sufficiency.

Activities:

  • service provision – information, legal assistance, basic integration support, and social work services. The project provides information, legal assistance, basic integration support, individual support and social work services;
  • capacity building of mainstream service providers through consultation and stakeholder meetings. In 2019, Project Integrated is focusing on access to mental health care, family reunification, access to tertiary and post-secondary education;
  • advocating for better integration services and programmes, with a focus on the integration policy framework, family reunification for beneficiaries of subsidiary protection, access to long-term residence and citizenship.

Aim:

The protection component aims to ensure that asylum seekers:  

  • are received in conditions that respect their dignity and not detained unnecessarily;
  • are able to obtain information to be better able to access protection;  
  • who experience SGBV are able to obtain effective access to legal redress as well as to the services and support they need.

Activities:

  • provision of legal assistance to survivors of gender based violence;
  • monthly activities for women living in reception centres;  
  • provision of psychological services to survivors of SGBV.

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