Ella is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the empowerment and participation process of girls and women from ethnic minority (ECM) groups in Brussels and Flanders. The association was founded in 1999 under the name Centre for Immigrant Girls and Women (SAMV).
At the individual level ella association encourages girls and women (as well as boys and men) in making their own choices. At the collective level feeds ella to do with gender inequality. Debate on topics within various ECM On the other hand approaches ella diversity within various ethnic minorities and in the wider society in a positive and creative way. ella supports the emancipation of internal and external level. Internally, the empowerment of girls and women pursued within the community. Externally, the participation and inclusion of a role in various domains promoted in society.