Violence against women migrant workers: Report of the Secretary-General (2019)

The present report (A/74/235), submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/149, outlines the current context with respect to the problem of violence against women migrant workers. It provides information on the measures taken by Member States and activities undertaken within the United Nations system to address this issue and ensure the protection of migrant women’s human rights. The report concludes with recommendations for future action.

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Subject area(s): Anti-violence interventions; Economic empowerment; Employment; Ending violence against women and girls; Human rights; Migrant workers; Migration; Rape/sexual assault; Trafficking/sexual exploitation

Resource type: Intergovernmental reports

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2019

Number of pages: 21

Publishing entities: United Nations General Assembly; United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Governing bodies: UN General Assembly