Projects

YEAR

PROJECTS/GENERAL

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2021

Financial Services and Workshops Online Funded by Smallwood Trust

- Trainer Shivani

- Drop in

- Financial sessions

2021

Workshops with Sign Health Online

- Mental Health Awareness

- Domestic Violence

2021

Workshops online Funded by Trust for London

- Forced & arranged marriages

- Deaf Ethnic Women's Rights & Awareness

2020

Services & Workshops online

Funded by Trust for London

Drop in: COVID-19 & Deaf Women

2020

New Staff and New Projects

Funded by Trust for London

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2020

Economic Inequality

Funded by ROSA

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2020

Equality Injustice Debate

Equality Injustice debate discussed the challenges, conflicting feelings and thoughts on their career journeys.

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2020

WOW! Festival

Rubbena gave a talk.

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2020

Rubbena Close Up 

Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq discusses her work in the arts and supporting Deaf women from ethnic minorities. Watch it here

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2018

Arts Awards

Funded by Arts Council England 

& Lottery Funded

A number of women were supported to obtain Arts Awards at Explore and Discover levels, with guided tours and talks in BSL at the Tate Modern creating a portfolio.

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2018

DEWA Feedback Discussion Session

Feedback to help us to improve our service

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2018

What Women Want Annual Event

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2018

Deaf Jam!

An exercise 

programme led by a fitness trainer in BSL, where women learned how to exercise and maintain a healthier lifestyle.

2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

Let’s Talk about Sex

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2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

Relationships and Me

 

Facilitated workshop sessions in BSL

Watch the slideshow here

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2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

The project promoted knowledge and understanding and where to seek help when needed.

 

Relationship and Sex Education

 

Facilitated workshop sessions in BSL.

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2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

The project promoted knowledge and understanding and where to seek help when needed.

 

Sexual Behaviour 

with Deafax

 

Facilitated workshop sessions in BSL.

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2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

The project promoted knowledge and understanding and where to seek help when needed.

 

Peer Relationship

 

Facilitated workshop sessions in BSL.

2018

Women2Women workshop

Funded by ROSA

The project promoted knowledge and understanding and where to seek help when needed.

 

 

Healthy Relationship

 

Facilitated workshop sessions in BSL.

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2018

From Suffragettes and Beyond

A workshop at Parliament

2018

Wellbeing - Feedback and Discussion

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2018

Whitechapel Gallery workshop: Mark Dion exhibition

Partnership with Whitechapel 

Gallery

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2018

Drama Project

A series of drama workshops facilitated by Deaf actress Nadia Nadarajah, culminating in a public performance of a show written and produced by participants. The project promoted improved self-esteem, confidence and basic theatrical production skills.

2017

WOW! Festival

Rubbena talked with a panel on Domestic Violence & Abuse

2016

What Women Want:

Social Change

Funded by ROSA

Watch the video here

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2016

WOW! Festival

Rubbena gave a talk

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2015

DEWA presents 

'What Women Want'

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2014

Rubbena's Interview

BBC See Hear

Raising awareness of Deaf Asian and Ethnic women today

Watch the interview here

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2014

Trip to British Museum

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2014

Women's Human Rights

History of 

Women’s Rights Training

2014

Tea Party

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2014

DEWA's focus group

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2014

Social Events

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2014

Let's Video

A series of four films which highlighted the barriers deaf women face, examining issues in employment, education and health.

 

These films have been widely viewed on social media. We are currently in the planning stage of a follow up campaign.

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Let's Get Better Together

VIDEO

Let's Work Together

VIDEO

Let's Learn Together

VIDEO

Let's Make Ourselves Understood 

VIDEO

2013

Bag Workshop

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2012

Changing Women's Lives Event

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2012

Art Therapy Workshop

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2012

Steps to Employment Workshop

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2012

Celebrating Deaf Ethnic Women's Lives

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2012

Black History Month Talk

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2012

Social Media Advance Training

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2002

DEWA replaces ADWA

Asian Deaf Women’s Association (ADWA) changed their new title to Deaf Ethnic Women’s Association (DEWA)

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1999

British Sign Language March

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1992-1998

Coming Soon

ADWA team joined and marched in London.

1992

Official Start of ADWA and First Logo 

First logo of ADWA.

Asian Deaf Women’s Association (ADWA) was established in 1992 to encourage Asian D/deaf Women to be independent and to get them out of their ‘Hidden isolation’.

1992

Television

Before, Asian Deaf Women and Girls Group In Forest Gate, appeared on television called ‘Sign On’ in 1992.

Early 1992

First Asian Deaf Women and Girls Group

Group set up by Sarla Meisuria at East London, Forest Gate.