CSW Parallel Event

Join this MRI co-sponsored parallel event on March 12, 2015, organized by the Women & Global Migration Working Group.  Since Beijing in 1995, the feminization of migrant labour has grown exponentially. Efforts to implement the Beijing Platform have been locked to a pro-growth economic model focused on exports (including the export of women's labour), privatization, deregulation, communication of nature, and free trade. This has led to growing income inequality, loss of land, precarious … [Read More...]


MRI Celebrates 20 years!

In the course of the past two decades, our members and partners have worked tirelessly to make the protection of migrants’ rights a priority in international fora, including the UN Human Rights Council, the World Summit on Social Development (Copenhagen), the World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995), the Global Forum on Migration & Development, and many other spaces nationally and regionally. We have also worked to strengthen the migrants’ rights movement, initiating and organizing 8 … [Read More...]

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Step It Up: Dignity, Rights Development

MRI is excited to announce its support of a new campaign for the ratification of the Migrant Workers Convention: Step It Up: Dignity, Rights, Development. Step it Up is a global campaign, launched by Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA), MRI and affiliated civil society organizations, including trade union partners, the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, and the International Labour Organization. The campaign highlights the significance … [Read More...]