International Women's Day

Why Migrant Women Need Gender Equality and Empowerment in “The Changing World of Work"

Thailand - Becoming a migrant is an increasingly common life and professional choice for women in Asia, writes Dr. Nenette Motus, IOM’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

Gender and Durable Solutions in Post-Crisis Settings

Switzerland - On International Women’s Day 2017, IOM celebrates and honours migrant women and girls in the changing world of work, writes Pauline Mukanza.

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Feel How Gender Shapes Migration on International Women’s Day

Switzerland – Empathy refers to the ability to take the perspective of another person, to experience their unique situation, staying away from judgment and recognising emotion in that other person.

Mensaje del Director General de la OIM con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer en 2016

Al conmemorar el Día Internacional de la Mujer en 2016, la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) reafirma su compromiso inquebrantable con la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento

Message du Directeur général de l’OIM à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme 2016

Genève, Suisse - A l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme 2016, l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) réaffirme son engagement sans faille en faveur

IOM Director General’s Message on International Women’s Day 2016

Geneva, Switzerland – On International Women’s Day 2016, IOM reaffirms its unwavering commitment to gender equality and empowerment for women.

We All Have “Unconscious Biases.” What Are Yours?

Consultant Tanya Odom answers questions about our unconscious biases.

Protecting Young Female Migrants from Gender Based Violence with Solar Lamps

Ghana - Internal migration is prevalent in Ghana, where young girls from the rural north move to the urban city markets of Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi in the south.

A Pledge for Parity

Gender-based violence (GBV) is an umbrella term for any harmful act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and that is based on gender differences.