Migrant Women Of Vietnam Advocate For Social Protection And Rights [UN Women]

A lire un article de UN Women (UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women) sur les migrantes internes au Viêt-Nam.

An estimated 40 – 50 per cent of migrants in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the two biggest cities in Viet Nam, are women, and they face distinct challenges. Low and unstable incomes and lack of social protection make them particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. But migrant women workers of Viet Nam refuse to live on the fringes any longer. More than 10,000 migrant workers have learnt how to access social welfare benefits, legal protection and health care. They are advocating for their rights and helping one another.

Lire la suite : The Huffington Post, 26/08/2016.

Image “à la une” : Hoa, migrante à Hanoi © 2016 UN Women/Pham Thanh Long