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 by member states by 2018, with broad multi-stakeholder input. English:  WIMNone-pagerFebruary2017onGlobalCompact Spanish, French versions pending

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 CSD/GFMD and beyond, and accompany the Women’s Bridging Document of the Civil Society Days.  See Recommendations below. […]

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, Development and Human Rights from 5 – 7 December, where WIMN members played a leadership role in […]

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 Global Compact on Migration.  Key Gender & Migration Points Towards the Global Compact on Migration was shared with […]

World Health Day: Uphold Undocumented Migrants’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

BRUSSELS, 7 April 2016 – On the occasion of World Health Day, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) urges governments to change legislation and practices to ensure access to sexual and reproductive health services for all, regardless of residence status. The right to sexual and reproductive health is well established in international […]

On International Women’s Day: End Violence Against All Women, Regardless of Migration Status

This International Women’s Day, March 8th, is celebrated during a period of intense global movement of migrants and refugees—and corresponding levels of racial and xenophobic hostility as well as inspiring acts of generous humanity. At the global level, many governments are torn by the reality of unprecedented numbers of people on the move, multiplying the […]

Celebrating 20 years for Migrants Rights International

Dear Friends, As we come to the end of 2014 and look forward to the start of a new year, we want to take this moment to recognize an important milestone for Migrants Rights International. This year marks our 20th anniversary — two decades of advocating for the human rights of migrants at the international […]

Flyer for Women and Global Migration Events at the Upcoming UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York

To see flyer, click here. Women & Migration at the 58th UN Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Events at the Church Center for the United Nations Flipping the Post-2015 Development Discourse: Promoting Accountability for Women & Migrant Human Rights and Social Protections Thursday, 13 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.,Church Center for the […]