The integration of migrants is a complex term that describes an equally multifaceted and comprehensive process. It encompasses political, legal, economic, social, cultural and communicative aspects and efforts individuals as societies very much. One persisting question is how to reach migrants with information of societal importance, e.g. about health topics, schooling, waste management, gender equity, or others.
The project MultiPLUS+. Migrant Multipliers build Bridges centers a group of persons that contributes to filling this gap – the so-called multipliers. Migrant multipliers are migrant women, seldom men, well integrated in the host countries and at the same time well-rooted in their community of origin; they speak the national language, e.g. German, very well, and are often role models and bridge-builders between the two communities or, wider, societies. For that reason, organizations, e.g. community centers, often hire them for conveying information about specific topics to migrants. Yet, there are certain challenges accompanying multipliers’ tasks:
Facing these challenges, MultiPLUS+ is pursuing the following goals:
During the project period, the project partners will therefore create and disseminate 3 intellectual outputs.