COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS

Promoting and Protecting Women Migrant Workers' Labour and Human Rights
Expert meeting, 21-22 November 2016, Geneva

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Presentations

* Gender equality, migration and sustainable development: the way forward from the Summit on Refugees and Migrants and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development :

  • Jenna Hennebry, International Consultant, UN Women and Director, International Migration Research Centre
  • Patrick Taran, President, Global Migration Policy Associates

* The rights and contributions of migrant women :

  • Fanny Dufvenmark, Migration Law Expert, IOM; and Lee Kanthoul, Gender Coordination Unit, IOM
  • Maria Galotti, Specialist in Migration Policies, ILO
  • Hannah Wu, Secretary, Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice

* Identifying and addressing the risks and needs of migrant women, including strategies and sharing of good practices :

* Presentations of key areas for action to ensure a gender-responsive approach to migration and draft recommendations for the global compact on migration :

  • Jenna Holliday, Gender and Migration Specialist, UN Women
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Fact Sheet No.24
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Migration, human rights and governance - Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 24
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Situations of migrants in transit
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OHCHR’s recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
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The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Migrants in an irregular situation
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Behind Closed Doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation
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