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Gender on the move

A new UN Women training manual “Gender on the Move” seeks to build capacity for gender analysis among migration policymakers and professionals

18 December 2013

Around the world, a record number of women are now migrating to seek work and better lives. For many, migration yields these benefits; for others, it carries dangerous risks, such as exploitation in domestic work, and vulnerability to violence. Migration policies and practices have been slow to recognize these risks and take steps to make the process safe for women.

ILO Gender Academy

Development professionals to attend ILO Gender Academy

8 November 2013

To share knowledge and expertise, and advance the goals of gender equality in development work and planning, UN Women is co-sponsoring the second edition of the “Gender Academy”, a two-week programme of workshops and training for gender equality at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO).