WGMWG (now WIMN) Meets in Istanbul, 2015
WIMN members at AWID 2016 - Bahia, Brazil

Monami Maulik of Global Coalition on Migration: Presentation at UN Human Rights Council

Monami Maulik of the Global Coalition on Migration was the civil society representative at a UN Human Rights Council Interactive Dialogue on the Human Rights of Migrants on 10 March, 2017 in Geneva.  The Women in Migration Network (WIMN) is a member of the Global Coalition on Migration, and Monami also serves on the WIMN Steering Committee. The dialogue highlighted human rights priorities for the new Global Compact on Migration.

Monami’s presentation is at 47 minutes of the proceedings, or Chapter 8 on the right-hand list of speakers.  View video of presentation here.

 

 

Rights Organizations Call for No Borders on Gender Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Diana Duarte, MADRE 212-627-0444 | Rashima Kwatra, OutRight Action International 917-859-7555  Rights Organizations Call for No Borders on Gender Justice  Monday, March 13, 2017—New York, NY—Today, as the United … [Continue reading]

Women, Work, Mobility, Development and Economic Justice — WIMN parallel event at UN Commission on the Status of Women 2017

The Women in Migration Network will host a parallel event at the 61st UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on 16 March.  See flyer for details.   Women, Work, Mobility, Development& Economic Justice FINAL  PDF version … [Continue reading]

International Women’s Day 2017: For Mobilization and Resistance to Claim the Human Rights of Women in Migration

On International Women’s Day 2017, the Women in Migration Network (WIMN) has released the statement, “For Mobilization and Resistance to Claim the Human Rights of Women in Migration.”  WIMN states, “On this International Women’s Day, the Women in … [Continue reading]

Catherine Tactaquin Open Democracy Interview: How can better policy empower women on the move?

Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director of the US National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and a member of the Women in Migration Network steering committee is featured in an interview by Open Democracy in preparation for International … [Continue reading]

Points on Gender & Migration for UN Global Compact on Migration

Women in Migration Network Contribution to the Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, UNHQ, New York, 16-17 February, 2017 These points are a contribution to preparations for the UN Global Compact on Migration, to be negotiated … [Continue reading]

WIMN Civil Society Days 2016 Recommendations

The Women in Migration Network has developed a set of recommendations for each of the thematic areas of the Civil Society Days/ Global Forum on Migration and Development 2016.  These provide resources for civil society deliberations during the … [Continue reading]

WIMN at Global Forum on Migration & Development 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Women in Migration Network has a delegation of a dozen leaders at meetings related to the inter-governmental Global Forum on Migration and Development 2016 (GFMD) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Members began with the People's Global Action on Migration, … [Continue reading]

Key Gender & Migration Points Towards the Global Compact on Migration

Gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the Civil Society Days of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (8-10 December 2016), the Women in Migration Network (WIMN) launched a set of points for discussion towards a strong gender and rights-based … [Continue reading]

Protecting Migrant Domestic Workers: The international legal framework at a glance

This report is published by the International Labor Organization (ILO) through its Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their Families. From the Summary: Worldwide, an estimated 67 million people over the age of 15 are domestic … [Continue reading]