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IOM Installs Three New Psychosocial Care Groups for Migrants in Mexico

 

During the month of June, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) installed three CAPMIS (Collective Psychosocial Care Groups for Migrants) in the cities of Tapachula, Ciudad Juárez and Tijuana, where government institutions, civil society and international organizations participated. In total, 44 institutions and almost 70 participants were involved. 

 

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IOM presents roadmap for improving integration of migrant women in southern Mexico

Specialists in gender and migration at IOM presented a report with 42 recommendations that, if implemented, will allow a more adequate economic, labour and social integration of migrant women in two key migration corridors in the state of Chiapas, in southern Mexico. The experts found that there is currently in the state an incipient feminization of migration and a growing active and independent mobility of women that has been gaining visibility due to multiple causes.

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The Regional Conference on Migration Launches Training Program for its Member Countries on Protection and Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants

As part of the efforts to protect the rights of migrants, the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) launched a regional training programme focused on the protection and assistance of vulnerable migrants in conjunction with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), who in 2019 developed the Handbook on Protection and Assistance for Migrants Vulnerable to Violence, Exploitation and Abuse.

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RCM countries exchange good practices on recruitment and labor protection of migrants

The second part of the technical exchange of practices on fair recruitment and labor protection of migrant workers was held the 24 May 2021, as part of the Regional Conference on Migration. The session was led by the International Labour Organization, jointly moderated with the International Organization of Migration, and gathered the participation of 61 participants from 11 RCM Member Countries’ representatives, private sector and civil society organizations, as well as observer agencies.  

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