The Joint ILO-UN Women Regional Workshop on Effective Social and Economic Reintegration of Women Migrant Workers

The Joint ILO-UN Women Regional Workshop on Effective Social and Economic Reintegration of Women Migrant Workers was held on the 19 – 21st August 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The regional workshop was held with the aim to identify, document and share good practices in the reintegration services and programs for returning women migrant workers, which effectively foster both their social and economic integration.

The meeting objectives:
  1. Promote understanding of the conditions faced by returning women migrant workers that influence their opportunities for effective re-integration.
  2. Document and share good practices in return and re-integration programs for women migrant workers.
  3. Increase knowledge base by sharing data and research on the reintegration of migrants, with a special focus on women.
  4. Arrive at recommendations for regional partnerships and bilateral cooperation on return and reintegration programs for women migrants between origin and destination countries.
  5. To generate incentive to mainstream gender-responsive reintegration strategies for returnee women migrant workers within governments’ National Strategies.