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Argentina Map 1

Argentina Argentina Provides Regularization and Support for Migrant Women The Government of Argentina fostered an innovative approach to integration of self-employed migrants through a regularization program between 2004 and 2013. Targeting applicants from Senegal and the Dominican Republic, the program heavily benefited women, who were able to start their own small businesses. The program allowed …

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New Zealand Map 1

New Zealand New Zealand’s Gender Implications Statement From 2002 to 2008, the Government of New Zealand required a Gender Implications Statement to accompany all cabinet papers, including on migration policies. This action required analysis of all policy proposal’s gendered impacts, with requirements to address issues, identify unique needs to vulnerable groups and ensure appropriate instruments …

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El Salvador Map 1

El Salvador El Salvador’s Plan of Action: Women, Peace and Security 2017-2022 The Government of El Salvador established protection of migrant women in its Plan of Action: Women, Peace and Security 2017-2022. The plan gives special attention to migrant women who are victims of trafficking. In addition, the strategic plan of the Salvadorian Institute for …

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Sweden Map 1

Sweden Sweden and UNHCR Enhance Protection for LGBTQIA+ Asylum Applications The Government of Sweden, in conjunction with UNHCR, is training all government staff in the Nordic countries to improve due process and data collection for LGBTQIA+ asylum-seekers. Data are used to ensure special procedural safeguards are maintained during the application process. The Swedish migration agency, …

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United Kingdom Map 1

United Kingdom Scotland’s ‘Close the Gap’ Initiative The Government of Scotland is funding its ‘Close the Gap’ initiative designed to enhance and secure public sector gender equality. To do this, it is focusing on collection, use and publication of gender-responsive data, including on migrant women in the labour force. Scotland is working to identify and …

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Romania Map 1

Romania Romania’s Database on Trafficking in Human Beings The Government of Romania developed its Database on Trafficking in Human Beings through the National Agency against Trafficking in Persons in 2007. The database enables government agencies to receive and process data regarding victims of trafficking, particularly migrant women, with a view to their identification and prompt …

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Portugal Map 1

Portugal Portugal’s Strategic Plan for Migration (2015-2020) The Government of Portugal through The Strategic Plan for Migration (2015-2020) promotes support for migrant women in the country. It aims to strengthen participation of migrant women in civil society, in part by informing them of their rights and duties. It also promotes partnerships between the government and …

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Norway Map 1

Norway Norway’s National Gender Equality Indicators The Government of Norway has been publishing national gender equality indicators since 2008. These data include gender-responsive information about women migrants regarding political institutions, the labour market, business structures and educational programs. Results are published at various geographical scales and allow policymakers to better plan gender-responsive policies. Read more …

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Italy Map 1

Italy Italy Implements Training Courses for Government Agencies to Protect Migrant Women The Government of Italy, through the Ministry of Interior and funded by the European Commission, launched a three-year project to protect migrant women who were victims of human trafficking at regional and national levels. The project resulted in the implementation of training courses …

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Ireland Map 1

Ireland Ireland Implements Strategies to Protect Migrant Women The Government of Ireland has worked from legislation to cover gender equality, including the Employment Equality Act of 1998. Its National Strategy for Women and Girls, 2017-2020, acknowledges and implements strategies to address the protection of disadvantaged women, including migrants. It aims to enable migrant women to …

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