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Legal protection for Asian women migrant workers

Legal protection for Asian women migrant workers

Strategies for action, Manila, September 8-12, 1997

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Published by Canadian Human Rights Foundation .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9012050M
ISBN 102921337169
ISBN 109782921337168
OCLC/WorldCa39733560

women migrant domestic workers in Latin America and the Arab region. While a big number of domestic workers work in their own countries, a big percentage of them cross borders in search of better incomes. Poverty and unemployment seem to be pushing a large number of even well-educated women to leave their place of origin to seek employment Size: 1MB. As a part of this project, it was decided to make a comparative study on legal aspects of social protection for women migrant workers in informal sector from Indonesia and from other big labour exporting countries in the region, and on this background formulate recommendations.

Domestic workers across the world: global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection / International Labour Office – Geneva: ILO, p. International Labour Office; domestic worker / employment / data collecting / definition / methodology / working conditions / File Size: 1MB. Butterfly was formed by sex workers, social workers, legal and health professionals. It provides support to, and advocates for, the rights of Asian and migrant sex workers. The organization is founded upon the belief that sex workers are entitled to respect and basic human rights.

Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal [Vol. survey shows that about 81% of migrant workers have relatively stable jobs in the cities. 12 Sixty-five percent of migrant workers are male and 35% are female. 13 About 62% of migrant workers are married, but the ratio of families that migrate together is low, with 24 million children leftFile Size: KB.   The workshop addressed various aspects of migrant workers’ rights, focusing on ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families and the ILO Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Migrant Workers (C). A number of women participants representing various national ecumenical councils in Asia noted that the.


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Legal protection for Asian women migrant workers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women Migrant Workers puts forward a compelling case for the immediate reform of immigration and employment laws and policies in receiving nations so that women migrant workers from the global south employed in so-called low-skilled, low-waged occupations or undocumented workers are not subject to discrimination and marginalization.

The book Format: Hardcover. dent in the legal movement of Asian workers to employment in other countries. These large-scale flows are nothing new, yet policies are in flux, both for the management of labor migration and for the protection of migrant workers.

women migrant workers in claiming social protection from employers and states. The right to social protection is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (), Arti and recalled in the ASEAN Cebu Declaration on Migrant Workers, Since the.

Women Migrant Workers. Women migrant workers often take jobs in unregulated low-skilled sectors, such as domestic work, child care, elder care, and commercial sex work. Furthermore, this employment tends to be irregular, unprotected by labor legislation and, often in the case of sex work, facilitated by criminal trafficking networks.

For female migrant workers, problems can begin at home Economic integration has not improved promised legal protections JOHN KRICH, Contributing writer Ma JST.

The number has climbed from about a million migrant workers in the major receiving countries at the start of the s to at least million at this time, including both legal and unauthorized migrant workers.

What unfolded in the Asian region is a gendered migration process: male migration in response to the requirements of industrialization. Promoting and Protecting Women Migrant Workers’ Labour and Human Rights is a three-year research, capacity building, and advocacy project funded by the European Commission.

UN Women would like to express its gratitude to the European Commission for its financial support of more than EUR 1,7 million to this project. A "migrant worker" is a person who either migrates within their home country or outside it to pursue t workers usually do not have the intention to stay permanently in the country or region in which they work.

Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they. This book reviews recent regional migration trends, highlights the growing number of labor migrants in Asia and examines the policy question of how to best safeguard their rights.

Safeguarding the Rights of Asian Migrant Workers from Home to the Workplace | Asian Development Bank. In this regard, female domestic workers must receive special attention, as they are most vulnerable group. The Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families is a robust and agreed legal framework for the rights of all migrant workers and their families in countries of origin, transit and.

The legal reform allows migrant workers to change employment after meeting certain notice requirements and provides a day grace period to remain legally in. Asian governments should not continue to stand by as thousands of migrant workers endure abuses. Nisha Varia is Asia reseacher in the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch.

about us. Established inthe Asian Migrant Centre (AMC) is a regional NGO based in Hong Kong. AMC carries out action oriented research on migration issues, policy and media advocacy, and capacity building for organisations working to empower, protect and promote the rights of migrants in Asia.

Multinational Maids offers an in-depth investigation into the international migrations of Filipino and Indonesian migrant domestic workers. The author taps on her rigorous study of more than 1, subjects' migration trajectories to reveal how these migrants work in a series of overseas countries to improve their lives and, in some cases, seek permanent residence in another Cited by: 5.

In one-to-one interviews and focus groups, female migrant workers in Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain recounted their experiences with violence in the workplace and how they navigated formal and informal grievance mechanisms. Through their insights, we aim to provide a better understanding of the current status quo and offer recommendations to prevent and improve government.

Source: Domestic workers across the world: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection, International Labour According to a report by the same organization, globally, “83% of domestic workers are women,” and migrants compose a majority of these.

Due, however, to “the heterogeneity, irregularity and invisibility of domestic and care. million migrant workers regist ered with the Ministr y of Labour for a work permit, of whichwere from Cambodia;from the Lao.

Provide protection and capacity building measures for families of women migrant workers who are left behind so they understand the situation of women who migrate and are able to manage family's expectations of them.

Establish a women migrant workers credit union with profits that go to services for the women migrant workers and their families. Social protection for women migrant workers: a comparative study among sending countries (English) Abstract. The World Bank aims at formulating a doable worker protection system for Indonesian women migrant workers under the women migrant worker program.

BetweenandIndonesians are registered to migrate every year to work : Ingrid Blokhus. Asian Pac Migr J. ;5(1) Migrant women domestic workers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan: a comparative analysis. Cheng SJ. PIP: This article discusses the legal systems in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan and the protection of migrant domestic workers who are vulnerable to domestic violence and by:.

This report points to the growing number of labor migrants in Asia and examines the policy question of how to best safeguard their rights. Governments and stakeholders in both origin and destination countries have largely recognized their mutual interest in safeguarding labor migrants.

Multilateral frameworks have also put this in focus, with safe and orderly migration .This Policy Brief provides an overview of the data available on women migrant workers in ASEAN, identifying good practices and making recommendations for improvements.

effective in the promotion and protection of women migrant workers’ rights. Such data also extent of legal protection (Geneva, ), p. File Size: 2MB.(ii) Resolution on the "Legal Protection of Migrant Workers" (Adopted on ) The Asian African Legal Consultative Committee at its thirty-ninth session.

Having considered the Secretariat brief on the Legal Protection of Migrant Workers contained in Document /S HavingFile Size: 67KB.