Preventing discrimination, exploitation and abuse of women migrant workers

an information guide.
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ILO , Geneva
ContributionsInternational Labour Office. Gender Promotion Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 booklets ;
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Open LibraryOL22816070M
ISBN 109221137635

Guide is on the large numbers of women migrant workers for whom the migration experience is not empowering and who are vulnerable to discrimination, exploitation and abuse, including trafficking.

The main target audience of the Information Guide are advocates and activists, policy makers and implementers concerned with migration issues and. Booklet 6 focuses on the trafficking of human beings, particularly women and girls.

Booklet 1 Introduction: Why the focus on women international migrant workers. Highlights the vulnerability of women migrant workers to discrimination, exploitation and abuse in the different stages of the migration process. Booklet 1 Introduction: Why the focus on women international migrant workers Highlights the vulnerability of women migrant workers to discrimination, exploitation and abuse in the different stages of the migration process.

The labour market situations women migrant workers go into put them at greater risk to human rights violations. Aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of the vulnerability of migrant workers, especially women, to discrimination, exploitation and abuse throughout the international labour migration process and to promote and improve legislation, policies and action to prevent these problems and to better protect vulnerable workers.

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discrimination, exploitation and abuse in the different stages of the migration process. The labour market situations women migrant workers go into put them at greater risk to human rights violations, compared to male migrants and local women.

To protect women migrant workers, the Booklet introduces a multidisciplinary and. [ISBN] Aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of the vulnerability of migrant workers, especially women, to discrimination, exploitation and abuse throughout the international labour migration process and to promote and improve legislation, policies and action to prevent these problems and to better protect vulnerable by: 1.

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The UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the International Labour Organization and IOM X (the International Organization for Migration's innovative campaign to encourage safe migration and public action to stop human trafficking and exploitation), with support from the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, commissioned the 'Preventing the Exploitation of Women Migrant Workers.

This Information Guide is intended to enhance knowledge and understanding of the vulnerability of migrant workers, especially women, to discrimination, exploitation and abuse throughout all stages of the international labour migration process, including being trafficked. Preventing Discrimination, Exploitation and Abuse of Women Migrant Workers - An Information Guide: Booklet 5.

Return and Reintegration Compilation of the Main Legal Instruments and Analytical Reports dealing with Trafficking in Human Beings at International, Regional and National Levels. These women are extremely vulnerable to exploitation and abuse, outside of the legal protection of their home countries and in jobs not covered by labour legislation.

This information guide, written by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), consists of six booklets, addressing all aspects of migrant work and including recommendations for preventing discrimination, exploitation and abuse.

The vulnerability to exploitation of women migrant workers in agriculture in the EU: the need for a Human Rights and Gender based approach _____ 3 CONTENTS CONTENTS 3 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS 5 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 7 INTRODUCTION 11 1. WORKING CONDITIONS OF MIGRANT WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE: CASE STUDIES IN ITALY AND SPAIN 19 Italy 21.

The vulnerability to exploitation of women migrant workers in agriculture in the EU: the need for a Human Rights and Gender based approach _____ 3 CONTENTS Contents 3 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS 5 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 7 INTRODUCTION 10 1.

Working conditions of migrant women in agriculture: case studies in Italy and Spain 19 Italy 20 Ragusa Like many Bangladeshis, Shilpi signed up to work in the Middle East in a bid to improve her family's future. Her story of the ordeal that followed, of exploitation, discrimination and abuse, is all too common, especially amid the isolation and vulnerability of domestic work.

The rights and empowerment of women migrant workers' rights was the subject of a stakeholder meeting in Dhaka on 7. Isolation and reduced mobility have increased the risk of abuse, exploitation and trafficking in persons, particularly of women migrant workers.

Isolation and reduced mobility have increased the risk of abuse, exploitation and trafficking in persons, particularly of women migrant workers (including by employers and partners) and children.

When households are placed under the increased strains that come from security, health and financial worries, as well as cramped living conditions, women and girls are more likely to be at risk of violence and abuse. Preventing Discrimination, Exploitation and Abuse of Women Migrant Workers. The Guide, which is comprised of six individual booklets, aims at assisting and enhancing the efforts of.

Migrant workers often experience precarity in their migration journeys, and the state structures and programs designed to ‘protect’ migrants have the potential to increase migrant vulnerability to exploitation; financial exploitation, enduring physical harm, rights abuses or various forms of coercion.

The increased use. informed about the vulnerability of women migrant workers, including their vulnerability to discrimination, exploitation and abuse throughout all stages of the labour migration process.

IOM actively contributes to protecting women migrant workers from violence by implementing a.

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Protecting the Rights of Women Migrant Workers. Most women migrant workers contribute more than men in destination countries but face added risks of in of discrimination, abuse and exploitation. Addressing labour exploitation connected to the recruitment of workers Preventing labour exploitation by acting on recruitment and employment agencies.

Article 5 (1) of the Directive on Temporary Agency Work (//EC) establishes the principle of equal treatment and equal pay between agency workers and the regular workforce. According to the United Nations, for instance, women make up % of international migrant domestic workers; yet, only 26 countries have ratified the ILO Convention on Domestic Workers (No.

Represent migrant workers, whether they are union or non-union members, in advocating for laws that prevent discrimination, exploitation and abuse, including trafficking of women migrant workers; Develop a clear trade union policy to address migrant workers issues, especially in workplaces that are known to be problematic to migrant workers.

26 on women migrant workers adopted by the Committee on the Elimination of rights of migrants so as to prevent and address abuse and exploitation, and and discrimination, exploitation. The United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights included “exploitation of migrant workers” as one of the contemporary forms of slavery, noting that women.

As ofit is estimated that million international migrant children were living in East Asia and the Pacific. Isolation and reduced mobility have increased the risk of abuse, exploitation and trafficking in persons, particularly of women migrant workers (including by employers and partners) and children.

Indonesian domestic workers migrating for employment in Malaysia encounter systematic discrimination, exploitation, and abuse at the hands of labor agents and employers.

welfare of women migrant workers, including through sustained bilateral, regional, interregional and international cooperation, by developing strategies and joint action. The Assembly set forth a series of measures to prevent violence against women migrant workers, punish perpetrators, and provide support and assistance to victims of such violence.

Abuse of migrant workers and their exploitation will not stop if the crucial issue of access to justice is not addressed. SUARAM urges the Malaysian government to immediately ratify the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Members of their Families and review our domestic laws to enhance the protection of migrant workers.

Ap Forced labour and debt-trap: migrant workers in Japan face substantial risks during coronavirus outbreak. Report on migrant garment workers in Japan’s state-supported Technical Internship Training Program (TITP) are subjected to widespread labour violations including poverty pay, debt bondage, enforced overtime, and inadequate and crowded living and working .At leastfemale migrant workers - perhaps many more - are employed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Female domestic workers from the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Ethiopia, and elsewhere face severe abuse and exploitation by employers and labor recruitment agencies. "I Already Bought You": Abuse and Exploitation of Female Migrant Domestic Workers .Over 90 percent of Sri Lankan women migrating overseas, more thanwomen, are working as domestic workers on temporary contracts.

33 Ninety-seven percent of Sri Lankan women migrating to.