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Extending social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families: A guide for policymakers and practitioners

This ILO guide aim to enable governments, in collaboration with social partners and other relevant stakeholders, to meet GCM objective 22, 'Establish mechanisms for the portability of social security entitlements and earned benefits' by highlighting the standards underpinning this objective, outlining means of cooperation towards addressing this objective and highlighting existing practices as examples. It also provides guidance on specific categories of migrants, gender considerations, and has a specific chapter on social protection for refugees.

Date of Publication
Target Audience
Civil Society
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Private Sector
Author
International Labour Organization
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
SDGs
SDG.1 - No Poverty
SDG.5 - Gender Equality
SDG.8 - Decent Work And Economic Growth
SDG.10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG Indicators
Indicator 1.3.1
SDG Targets
Target 1.3
Target 10.7
Target 8.8
Tags
social protection
migrant workers
women migrant workers
social security
migrant domestic workers
inequality
refugees
labour migration
Status
Published

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