WIMN Annual Report 2016

The Women in Migration Network Annual Report on Activities in 2016.  In 2016 the network organized around the: UN Coordination Meeting on International Migration (February, New York) UN Commission on the Status of Women (March, New York) Civil Society Hearing for UNGA September 19 Summit on Large Movements of Migrants and Refugees AWID Forum, (September, […]

Initial Elements for Outcome to UNGA Sept. 19 Summit on Refugees and Migrants

Initial Elements for the Outcome Document to the United Nations General Assembly Summit for Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants (Sept. 19) The Women in Migration Network (WIMN) welcomes the initiative of the UN Secretary General, the President of the General Assembly and the Permanent Representatives to the UN from Ireland and Jordan as Co-Chairs, […]

Stories of Women in Migration

The Women & Global Migration Working Group focuses on Women IN Migration. This goes beyond migrant women to explore the realities of all women affected by migration, including: * women whose families are separated when husbands or children migrate * women searching for lost loved ones along the migrant trail * women forced to migrate […]

Plenary presentation of Rapporteur on Women, Carol Barton, United Methodist Women and Women & Global Migration Working Group, at Civil Society Days/GFMD closing plenary, 13 October, 2015.

“The Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 2015 was held at the Lütfi Kirdar – Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre between 12 and 16 October 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The week opened with the GFMD Civil Society Days (CSD) on 12 and 13 October 2015, followed by “Common Space”on 14 October, and the GFMD Government Days on 15-16 […]

Monami Maulik at UN panel discussion on migrant workers’ convention

On Tuesday, June 30, Monami Maulik represented the Women and Global Migration Working Group in a UN panel discussion on migrant workers’ rights, held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The panel celebrated the 25th anniversary of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of […]

SDG’s and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Critical concerns, analyses, talking points As nations gather in New York this week for the opening of the UN General Assembly, gender justice advocates arrived from around the world for Monday’s (9/22) Special Session on ICPD Beyond 2014.  The International Conference on Population & Development Programme of Action is 20 years old, and the UN […]