International Women’s Day 2022 | International Organization for Migration

Right now, on Worldwide Women’s Working day (IWD 2022), the International Group for Migration (IOM) reaffirms its determination to gender equality and the empowerment of all ladies and girls around the earth, such as those on the transfer. 

In alignment with the concept for the United Nations Observance of IWD 2022, Gender equality now for a sustainable tomorrow, IOM has set its own internal concept: Weather alter and migration: A make any difference of gender equality.  

We have learnt that gender is one particular of the most significant variables shaping the migration journey, together with environmental migration. From the motives of migrating and the issues they encounter along the way, to the options offered at desired destination, gender has an effect on every stage of the way. Structural barriers to gender equality this sort of as gender roles, dependence on natural resources, and gendered division of labour in households and communities, continue on to hinder girls and ladies to effectively get ready for and answer to weather impacts. 

At the very same time, gals are lively brokers of alter and transformation. They guide the way on local climate modify adaptation, mitigation, and response, to establish a additional sustainable future for all. 

To handle numerous requires of migrants of all gender and age teams and ensure the performance of our collective attempts in environmental migration, IOM is dedicated to endorse gender-delicate and human rights-based mostly methods for migration administration, insurance policies and practice in the context of local weather alter. We need to assure gender equality and diversity inclusion in the determination-generating procedure and implementation of policies and programmes in all spheres and at all stages of environmental migration.  

Online instruction module “Gender Equality and Migration” 

To assist us better realize why gender equality matters in migration, IOM introduced the online schooling module, I Know Gender 16: Gender Equality and Migration (the enrollment vital IKGM16-IOM-2021), which was jointly designed by UN Women of all ages. It is now accessible for anyone in English, French and Spanish. 

On-line panel discussion (8th March) on Gender, Info and Climate-Pushed Mobility  

Additionally, on 8th March 2022, IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) invites you to be part of an on line panel discussion Gender and Over and above: Unlocking the Possible of Information and an Intersectional Evaluation of Local climate-Driven Mobility to investigate if and how intersectionality can be operationalized in humanitarian information assortment and analysis, on the impacts of disaster displacement and environmental migration.  

Consultant details is pivotal to creating sturdy responses to environmental mobility that reflect the unique demands and impacts faced by populations. The panel will check out how data collection and evaluation methods can be transformed to greater account for interlocking vulnerabilities and methods of marginalization, to improve our understanding of the diversified gendered impacts and encounters of displacement and environmental migration, with the intention of informing far better responses.  

Make sure you kindly use this backlink to join the occasion. The discussion will be in English.