European Parliament: Migration policies should not prevent undocumented migrant women from accessing their fundamental rights

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On 4 February 2014, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution on ‘Undocumented women migrants in the European Union’, in which it calls on EU Member States to allow undocumented women migrants to enjoy their fundamental rights regardless of their residential or legal status and report abusers to the police without fearing arrest or deportation.

The resolution urges Member States to detach immigration policies from access to healthcare and education as well as from the prosecution of crimes against undocumented migrants. In addition, Member States must ensure that undocumented migrant women have mechanisms available to introduce claims against abusive employers.

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One Response to European Parliament: Migration policies should not prevent undocumented migrant women from accessing their fundamental rights

  1. hqas says:

    That’s great and while Europe is at it, please also see if European media equips itself for objective reporting on migrant women stories as compared to the usual hype. For instance: http://saadiahaq.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/patronized-imagery-of-migrant-women-within-the-european-media/

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