ROMOMATTER: Empowering at-Risk Roma Girls' Mattering through Reproductive Justice

January 2019 marks the beginning of the ROMOMATTER project comprised of university-community partners from Spain, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and the United Kingdom. The aim of this project is to tackle gender discrimination by empowering Roma girls’ mattering to help them envision their own futures.

Defending Roma Health Rights: Roma Advocacy for Health

Project funded by the Open Society Foundations. Its goal is to promote advocacy processes within and between multiple levels and different key stakeholders from the community to ensure the implementation of the health strand of the National Roma Integration Strategies in at-risk contexts in Sevilla, Spain.

Promoting Health Policies, Systems and Competences for Diverse Populations

The purpose of the Task Force Migrant, Equity and Diversity (TF MED) is to support member organisations in developing policies, systems and competences for the provision and delivery of accessible health care to patients from diverse populations. This task force is promoted by the International Network Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services.


COVID-19 Exposes and Amplifies the Inequalities Experienced by Refugees and Migrants Globally

References: ApartTogether survey: preliminary overview of refugees and migrants self-reported impact of COVID-19. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2020. Licence: CC BY‐NC‐SA 3.0 IGO. Abstract: ApartTogether is a collaboration between World Health Organization​ and a consortium of research centres led by Prof. Ilse Derluyn and Dr. An Verelst at Ghent University...

20 December, 2020 - publicaciones


Training for Roma health advocacy: a case study of Torreblanca, Seville

Reference: Daniela E. Miranda, Ana Gutiérrez-Martínez, Emilio Vizarraga Trigueros, María J. Albar-Marin. DOI: Abstract: The objective of this study is to build advocacy capacity among a group of gipsy Roma neighbours living in contexts of risk of social exclusion. A Community Based Participatory Action Research design was used, in...

22 November, 2020

RoMoMatteR: Empowering Roma Girls’ Mattering through Reproductive Justice

Reference: Manuel García-Ramírez, Belén Soto-Ponce, María J. Albar-Marín, Daniel La Parra-Casado, Dena Popova, Raluca Tomsa. DOI: Abstract: Aim: To present a protocol study directed at tackling gender discrimination against Roma girls by empowering their mattering so they can envision their own futures and choose motherhood only if—and when—they are...

18 November, 2020

Barriers to and facilitators of community participation among Latinx migrants with disabilities in the United States and Latinx migrant workers in Canada: An ecological analysis

Reference: Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar, Floryana Viquez, Daniela E. Miranda, Amy R. Early. DOI:    Abstract: Abstract Individuals migrate to improve their wellbeing and quality of life, and often experience adverse situations, both during the process of migration and once within the host country. The purpose of this paper is to...

29 October, 2020

Constructions of burnout, identity, and self-care in professionals working toward the psychosocial care of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy

Reference: Marco Gemignani, Massimo Giliberto. DOI: Abstract: Professionals who provide psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers in Italy are a population at high-risk of job stress and burnout. Located within competing demands from society, clients, changing work circumstances, and professional identities, they struggle to elaborate clear constructions of responsibility,...

1 October, 2020