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Canada Canada Develops Gender-Responsive Data for Gender Equality and Foreign Policy Planning The Government of Canada, through Statistics Canada, is implementing gender-responsive data into its gender equality and foreign policies in response to a 2018 report. This includes the development of new standards of sex- and gender-related variables and classifications in data collection. The policy …

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Develops Training Manuals to Respond to Sexual- and Gender-Based Violence The Government of Sri Lanka, with support from UN Women, developed a training manual to help labour attaches to better respond to sexual- and gender-based violence among women migrant workers. A second manual, which is now integrated in regular training sessions …

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Kuwait Kuwait Regulates Domestic Work Sector In 2015, Kuwait’s national assembly adopted a new law regulating the domestic work sector, including provision of labour rights such as a minimum wage. These regulations fill a gap in the Gulf Cooperation Council’s legal protection for migrant workers. Read more Theme: Social Protection, Rights and Services GCM Objective: …

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Philippines Results of the Philippines’ Republic Act 8042 The Government of the Philippines established Republic Act 8042 to affirm the fundamental equality of women in building the country. Through this act, the government is implementing a policy to recognise the contributions of women migrant workers overseas and their particular vulnerabilities. This includes the use of …

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Indonesia Indonesia Trains Judges in Gender-Responsive Court Decisions The Government of Indonesia, with support from UN Women, is working through its judicial institutions to provide training modules to judges. These modules train judges in avoiding discriminatory attitudes towards women, including migrants, who are in conflict with the law. After a pilot program, Indonesia’s Supreme Court …

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Vietnam PROMISE Programme The Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement (PROMISE) programme establishes partnerships with employers in Thailand and skill development partners in the countries of origin to develop new cross-border models of market-driven migrant skills training. It will also improve access to skills training for migrants already working in …

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Thailand PROMISE Programme The Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement (PROMISE) programme establishes partnerships with employers in Thailand and skill development partners in the countries of origin to develop new cross-border models of market-driven migrant skills training. It will also improve access to skills training for migrants already working in …

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic PROMISE Programme The Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement (PROMISE) programme establishes partnerships with employers in Thailand and skill development partners in the countries of origin to develop new cross-border models of market-driven migrant skills training. It will also improve access to skills training for migrants …

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China COMMIT Supports Fair Recruitment The Government of Canada is engaging new partners on projects that specifically address the multiple barriers to labour market entry and career advancement faced by visible minority newcomer women in Canada. GCM Objective: 10

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Cambodia PROMISE Programme The Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement (PROMISE) programme establishes partnerships with employers in Thailand and skill development partners in the countries of origin to develop new cross-border models of market-driven migrant skills training. It will also improve access to skills training for migrants already working in …

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