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Africa: Rights of Female Migrants and Domestic Workers

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by IDWFED published May 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Contributors: Africa and Europe in Partnership
Technical meeting within the framework of the Africa-EU Migration, Mobility and Employment Partnership (MME) 10th to 11th of May, 2012 Nairobi, Kenya

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This meeting will gather AU Member States, EU Member States, African Regional Economic Communities (RECs), International organizations, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) advocating for migrants’ rights, and some private stakeholders.

Participants will engage in discussions on the problems and main challenges in the field of protection of migrants’ rights. They will exchange national experiences and best practices on multilateral/bilateral agreements on legal and social protection for migrants, including female migrants and domestic workers.

Furthermore, they will discuss ways and means to promote legal and institutional frameworks towards addressing violations and securing the protection of female migrants and domestic workers, and to establish social justice for domestic workers and economic empowerment for female migrants to their contribution to development of origin and receiving countries.

Source: Africa and Europe in Partnership

Story Type: News

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