Guidance note: Addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women migrant workers

This guidance note highlights the emerging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women migrant workers, focusing on the key challenges and risks they face. It makes recommendations in the context of the economic and social response and recovery packages that governments are putting forward, supported by examples of existing good practices from around the world.

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Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): COVID-19; Economic empowerment; Employment; Health; Human rights; Human rights–based approach; Migrant workers; Migration; Social protection

Resource type: Briefs; Guidance notes; Policy strategies

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 6

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