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Migrant women claim their rights

Migrant women claim their rights

Nairobi and after

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Published by Migration Secretariat, World Council of Churches, Commission on Inter-Church Aid, Refugee and World Service in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Migrant labor.,
  • Women -- Employment.,
  • Women agricultural laborers.,
  • Women domestics.,
  • Women"s rights.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWorld Council of Churches, Fifth Assembly 1975.
    ContributionsBasch, Linda G. 1938-, Lerner, Gail., World Council of Churches. Commission on Inter-Church Aid, Refugee and World Service., World Council of Churches. Secretariat for Migration., World Council of Churches. (5th : 1975 : Nairobi, Kenya)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20340219M

    Borders of Visibility brings much needed attention to Haitian migrant women's economic ingenuity and entrepreneurial savvy, their ability to survive and thrive, their often impossible choices. It is women, especially low-paid, BAME & migrant women putting their lives on the line to deliver vital care Date Posted: Tuesday 31st March Data released from Autonomy confirms today what the Women’s Budget Group suspected about who is on the frontline of the Coronavirus crisis and how their work is .

    Empowering Migrant Women Leah Briones Based on insights from Filipina experiences of domestic work in Paris and Hong Kong, this volume breaks through the polarized thinking and migration-centric policy action on the protection of migrant women domestic workers from abuse to link migrants' rights and victimization with livelihood, migration and. Migrant workers frequently work in sectors with weak union representation, and are often barred from organizing unions altogether, weakening their voice on the job. Together, these conditions create significant barriers to migrant workers being able to assert their rights. Workers who speak up may find themselves arrested or deported for doing so.

    The Rights of Migrants: Human rights regardless of status Migrants move from one country to another, for many reasons. Some move voluntarily, while others are forced to leave because of economic hardship or other problems. People can migrate ‘regularly’, with legal permission to work and live in a country, or ‘irregularly’; that is without permission from the country in which. is the Middle East’s foremost platform dedicated to advancing rights of migrant workers. Currently focusing primarily on the GCC countries and their corridors of migration, MR bridges the spectrum of the region’s otherwise self-contained stakeholders by producing resources for citizens, academics, media, local civil society organizations, as well as migrants.


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(Originally posted on Huffington Post.) Today is International Migrants Day, marking the anniversary of the passage of a United Nations resolution adopting the landmark International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

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