Involvement in Maternal Care by Migrants and Ethnic Minorities: A Narrative Review

Reference: De Freitas, C., Massag, J., Amorim, M., Fraga, S. (2020) “Involvement in maternal care by migrants and ethnic minorities: a narrative review”. Public Health Reviews 41 5, 41: 5. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40985-020-00121-w. Abstract: Background. Guidelines for improving the quality of maternal health services emphasise women’s involvement in care. However, evidence about...

15 October, 2021

Migrants’ Involvement in Health Policy, Service Development and Research in the WHO European Region: A Narrative Review Policy and Practice

Reference: MacFarlane, A., Ogoro, M., De Freitas, C., Niranjan, V., Severoni, S., Waagensen, E. (2021). “Migrants’ involvement in health policy, service development and research in the WHO European Region: A narrative review policy and practice”. Tropical Medicine & International Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13643. Abstract: OBJECTIVES. The involvement of individuals and communities in...

CESPYD Attends Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 to Discuss Role of Roma Girls in Advocacy and Political Participation

CESPYD asiste al Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 para hablar del rol de las niñas gitanas en la abogacía y la participación política el día 12 de octubre a las 14.30 horas (CET). Para más información, os dejamos el enlace de la sesión: https://epha.org/investing-in-roma-youth-for-advancing-fairer-and-healthier-european-societies/  Welcome to the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021...

11 October, 2021

Conference “El Impacto Social de la Pandemia en la Población Migrante”

Nuestras compañeras de CESPYD, Virginia Paloma y Rocío Garrido, participaron en la Jornada Técnica “El impacto social de la pandemia en la población migrante” organizada por la Concejalía de Bienestar Social del Ayuntamiento de Fuenlabrada (Madrid). Esta tuvo lugar el 24 de marzo de 10 a 12 horas de la mañana...

4 October, 2021

Virginia Paloma, CESPYD Coordinator, on Noticias 7

En el informativo de 7 TV Andalucía han entrevistado a Virginia Paloma la coordinadora de CESPYD acerca del estudio Apart Together y sus resultados a nivel internacional. Os dejamos el fragmento del informativo en el que podéis ver la entrevista que le hizo Moisés Ruz a nuestra compañera Virginia Paloma. Pinchad...

Archetypes, Me Too, Time’s Up and the representation of diverse women on TV

Reference: Garrido, R. y Zaptsi, A. (2021). Archetypes, Me Too, Time’s Up and the representation of diverse women on TV. [Arquetipos, Me Too, Time’s Up y la representación de mujeres diversas en TV]. Comunicar, 68. doi: https://doi.org/10.3916/C68-2021-02. Abstract: The feminist movements Me Too and Time’s Up have showcased the power of...

19 April, 2021

Diversity and Equity in Ibero‐american Universities: An Ecological Analysis and Proposals for Action‐research from Psychology

Reference: Garrido, R., Prado, M. A. y Chaparro, R. A. (2021). Diversity and equity in Ibero‐American universities: An ecological analysis and proposals for action‐research from psychology. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2519 Abstract: Despite the numerous advances towards the recognition of LGBT rights worldwide, real equity has not yet...

29 March, 2021

The Role of Contextual Factors in the Electoral Resurgence of Extreme Right-wing Forces in Spain: The Case of Andalusia

Reference: Iglesias-Pascual, R., Paloma, V., & Benítez, I. (2021). The role of contextual factors in the electoral resurgence of extreme right-wing parties in Spain: The case of Andalusia. Political Geography, 86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102356  Abstract: Up until the end of 2018, extreme right-wing parties and their anti-immigration discourse, now a common...

18 February, 2021

Hacia la Equidad en Salud en Andalucía: Diagnóstico de la Incorporación de una Perspectiva Sensible a la Diversidad Cultural y al Género en las Políticas y Servicios Sanitarios

Reference: Garrido, R. (2019). Hacia la Equidad en Salud en Andalucía: Diagnóstico de la incorporación de una perspectiva sensible a la diversidad cultural y al género en las políticas y servicios sanitarios. Sevilla: MAD África. Abstract: Este estudio se enmarca en el proyecto Nder: Alzando la voz desde los feminismos...

29 January, 2021

ApartTogether Survey: Preliminary Overview of Refugees and Migrants Self-reported Impact of COVID-19

Reference: World Health Organization. (2020). ApartTogether survey: Preliminary overview of refugees and migrants self-reported impact of COVID-19. Geneva: World Health Organization. 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...

20 December, 2020

A Reproductive Justice Lens in COVID19 Times: the Rights of Roma Girls

On World Children’s Day in the climate of COVID-19 we must highlight the urgent challenge to protect the rights of Roma girls across Europe. COVID-19 has marked a grim time in which Roma girls have experienced a significant loss in their closest networks, insufficient resources to continue their schooling at home, the...

1 December, 2020

Training for Roma Health Advocacy: a Case Study of Torreblanca, Seville

Reference: Miranda DE, et al. Capacitación de población gitana en abogacía para la salud: un estudio de caso en Torreblanca, Sevilla. Gac Sanit. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2020.09.002 Abstract: The objective of this study is to build advocacy capacity among a group of gipsy Roma neighbours living in contexts of risk of...

22 November, 2020

RoMoMatteR: Empowering Roma Girls’ Mattering through Reproductive Justice

Reference: Garcia-Ramirez, M., Soto-Ponce, B., Albar-Marín, M.J., Parra-Casado, D.L., Popova, D., & Tomsa, R. (2020). RoMoMatteR: Empowering Roma Girls’ Mattering through Reproductive Justice. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,17(22), 8498. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17228498 Abstract: Aim: To present a protocol study directed at tackling gender discrimination against Roma girls by...

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: Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Viquez, F., Miranda, D., & Early, A.R. (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. Journal of Community Psychology, 48 (8), 2773-2788. doi: 10.1002/jcop.22452 Abstract: Abstract Individuals migrate to improve their...

29 October, 2020

Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience

Reference: Miranda, D., García-Ramírez, & M., Albar-Marín, M. J. (2020). Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience. American Journal of Community Psychology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12443 Abstract: The pervasive failure of policies aimed at overcoming health inequities suffered by European Roma reflects the oppressive and impoverished living conditions of many...

13 September, 2020

A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain

Reference: Miranda, D. E., Garcia-Ramirez, M., Balcazar, F. E., & Suarez-Balcazar, Y. (2019). A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(19), 3722. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16193722 Abstract: Addressing health disparities and promoting health equity for Roma...

1 July, 2020

COVID-19 Effects on Roma Health Rights and Social Determinants in Seville

Seville, 16 May 2020. Following the meeting with the Mayor of Seville, Juan Espadas, on Wednesday 6th May, Roma women, CESPYD, Studio 41013 and other collaborators developed a policy brief with a set of recommendations that have been proposed to the City Council. Roma populations of Seville suffer a constant violation of their human...

16 May, 2020

Advocating for Roma Rights in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis

Seville, 8 May 2020. CESPYD, together with a group of Roma women, leaders of community organizations, researchers and journalists are concerned about the consequences that the crisis of the coronavirus is having on the neighbors who live in the most unjust conditions during the confinement period in Seville (Spain). In...

8 May, 2020

Stay in the Núcleo de Direitos Humanos e Cidadanía LGBT from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, within the Framework of the Project “Diversity and Equity in Ibero-American Universities”

Our colleague Rocío Garrido has been developing her work in an action-research stay at the NUH – Núcleo de Direitos Humanos e Cidadanía LGBT (http://www.fafich.ufmg.br/nuh/) from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. This stay, held during August 2019, is part of the project “Diversity and Equity in Ibero-American Universities:...

1 October, 2019

Convivencia, Participación y Diversidad en Sevilla

Reference: Garrido, R. (2019). Living together, Participation and Diversity in Seville. Claver y Ayuntamiento de Sevilla. Abstract: Este informe recoge los resultados del proyecto “Construyendo redes de convivencia y participación ciudadana y vecinal”, financiado por el Ayuntamiento de Sevilla y desarrollado por la asociación Claver. Concretamente, se presenta un diagnóstico...

30 September, 2019

Contextual Factors and Prejudice at the Beginning of the Migrant Influx: The Moroccan Case in Seville, Spain

Reference: Iglesias‐Pascual, R., Paloma, V., & García‐Ramírez, M. (2018). Contextual factors and prejudice at the beginning of the migrant influx: The Moroccan case in Seville, Spain. Population, Space and Place, 25 (3), e2204. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2204. Abstract: Studies addressing contextual factors associated with anti‐immigrant prejudice have focused on out‐group size and rapid demographic changes...

23 January, 2019

Effects of the Economic Crisis and Austerity Policies on Health and Health Care Access of Migrant Population in Southern European Countries: Scoping Review

Reference: Jordão, N. M., Freitas, C. D., & García Ramírez, M. (2018). Effects of the economic crisis and austerity policies on health and health care access of migrant population in southern European countries: scoping review. REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana, 26(54), 213-230. Abstract: The aim of this article is to gather...

13 December, 2018

Sociopolitical Control for Immigrants: The Role of Receiving Local Contexts

Referencia: Paloma, V., Lenzi, M., Furlanis, N., Vieno, A., & García-Ramírez, M. (2018). Sociopolitical Control for Immigrants: The Role of Receiving Local Contexts. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62 (1-2), 41-50. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12263 Resumen: This study examines the individual and contextual factors associated with sociopolitical control expressed by immigrants in southern...

18 July, 2018

When the World Moves: Migration in the Light of Science

Last May 8th, our colleague Virginia Paloma was invited to participate in a debate session promoted by the journal IDescubre from Descubre Foundation in Andalusia. The objective was to debate about how scientific knowledge can contribute to overcome prejudice and to promote equity and coexistence. Virginia Paloma shared dialogue together with...

27 May, 2018

Using Photovoice as a Community-Building Tool

The contribution of our colleagues Guariso, Paloma, Arias, Garrido y García-Ramírez titled “Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts” published in the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, has been highlighted in the SCRA’s website Community Psychology. More information in: https://www.communitypsychology.com/using-photovoice-as-a-community-building-tool/

7 March, 2018

Shedding Light on Governance for Roma Health Inequities

Reference: Escobar-Ballesta, M., García-Ramírez, M., Miranda, D. E., & Petrova-Benedict, R. (2017). Shedding light on governance for Roma health inequities. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 46, 84-99. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2018.1386340 Abstract: The health inequities suffered by the Roma population in Europe represent an alarming and unacceptable source of injustice. As...

28 December, 2017

Exchange between University of Illinois at Chicago and Universidad de Sevilla

During October-December 2017, CESPYD member Daniela Miranda was a visiting student at the University of Illinois at Chicago supervised by two minority advocacy experts, Professor Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar and Professor Fabricio Balcazar. This experience was enriching as it taught us about advocacy processes that a university-community based partnership have the capacity...

16 December, 2017

The Voice and Look of Young Refugees in Greece: Photovoice as a Community Action-Research Tool

Reference: Garrido, R., & Delgado, A. (2017). La Voz y la Mirada de Jóvenes Refugiados/as en Grecia: Photovoice como Herramienta de Investigación-Acción Comunitaria. Papeles de Trabajo sobre Cultura, Educación y Desarrollo Humano / Working Papers on Culture, Education and Human Development. Número monográfico “5th International Health Humanities Conference”. Abstract: In April 2016, a photovoice workshop was held...

10 December, 2017

Implementing a Cultural Competence Training as a Psychopolitical Empowerment Process

Reference: Acosta, M. E., Albar, M. J., García-Ramírez, M., & Aguilera, A. (2017). Implementing a cultural competence training as a psychopolitical empowerment process. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 45, 70-80. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2016.1197744 Abstract: The cultural competence training (CCT) of health care professionals represents a useful resource to face the...

28 July, 2017

Sinhogarismo Inmigrante. Un caso de Investigación-acción Universitaria en el Contexto de la Recogida de Aceituna en Úbeda

Reference: Manzano-Arrondo, V., Pedrosa, B. & Soto, J. L. (2017). Sinhogarismo inmigrante. Un caso de investigación-acción universitaria en el contexto de la recogida de aceituna en Úbeda. Hábitat y Sociedad, 10, 223-244. Abstract: Cuando la inmigración deriva en sinhogarismo se crea un fenómeno de profunda exclusión social que afecta a escala individual,...

27 April, 2017

Follow-up Case Study on the NRIS Spain: Strengthening Roma Engagement in Polígono Sur through Roma Health Governance

Reference: García-Ramírez, M. (Coord.) (2016). Follow-up Case Study on the NRIS Spain: Strengthening Roma Engagement in Polígono Sur through Roma Health Governance. International Organization for Migrations. Abstract: This report has been developed within the framework of the Equi-Health’s follow-up case study on the NRIS Spain (health component). The project “Equi-Health: Fostering...

27 December, 2016

Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts

Reference: Guariso, G. Paloma, V., Arias, S., Garrido, R., García-Ramírez, M. (2016). Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 7 (3), 1-18. Abstract: Teenagers who live in vulnerable neighborhoods have a higher probability of entering into a vicious circle where...

Community Research Forum. A Multipurpose Tool

Reference: Manzano, V. (2016). Community Research Forum. A Multipurpose Tool. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 8. doi: https://doi.org/10.33043/JSACP.8.1.1-16 Abstract: The community forum is a tool widely used by organizations of civil society, and sometimes with government. As a tool for action, the community forum has received little academic or scientific attention....

23 October, 2016

Unit of Committed Action: A Proposal for a Solution for the University Problem of Providing a Service to the Society

Reference: Manzano-Arrondo, V., & Suárez García, E. (2015). Unidad de Acción Comprometida: una propuesta de solución ante el problema universitario del servicio a la sociedad. Hábitat y Sociedad, 8, 147-165. Abstract: The three traditionally assumed functions of the university (teaching, research, and knowledge transfer) have been suffering problems of mismatching (applications with different...

1 December, 2015

Implementation of the Assessment of the National Roma Integration Strategy and other National Commitments in the Field of Health in Spain

Reference: García-Ramírez, M., Escobar-Ballesta, M. y Lizana, T. (2015). Implementation of the assessment of the National Roma Integration Strategy and other national commitments in the field of health in Spain. International Organization for Migrations. Abstract: This Progress Report Report from a multi-stakeholder perspective on the implementation of the NRIS (National...

30 March, 2015