Brazil

Brazil

The Government of Brazil provides health care services to migrant women through Amparo Maternal. The institution receives migrant and refugee women, giving them specialised care in the health system. It also promotes and provides migrant women with care during pregnancy and after delivery.

Theme: Social Protection, Rights and Services

GCM Objective: 15, 22

The Government of Brazil has enacted Law 13.445/2017, which provides migrants on national territory the same protections as it provides citizens. This includes inviolable rights to life, liberty, equality, safety and property, as well as the right to family reunion. Furthermore, Decree No. 8.727 in 2016 entitles any person, including migrants, to have their gender identity recognised and registered in public information systems.

Theme: Integration and Participation

GCM Objective: 3, 15, 16