Saturday, March 18, 2017

Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work Draft agreed conclusions 5/8


Addressing the growing informality of work and mobility of women workers
(r) Make women’s informal employment in domestic work, home-based work and
small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as other own-account and part-time work more
economically viable by extending social protection and minimum living wages, and promoting
the transition to formal employment in line with ILO Transition from the Informal to the
Formal Economy Recommendation, 2015 (No. 204); (Based on E/CN.6/2017/3, para 49 (t))

(s) Adopt national migration policies that are gender responsive, protect labour rights
and promote safe and secure working environments for women migrant workers, regulate the
role of private intermediaries and labour brokers in migration, and enforce laws against
trafficking; (E/CN.6/2017/3, para 49 (u))

(t) Strengthen synergies between international migration and development by ensuring
safe, orderly and regular migration policies that uphold women’s human rights in the context of implementation of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (General Assembly
resolution 71/1); (E/CN.6/2017/3, para 49 (v))

(u) Improve collection and analysis of data on the informal economy, disaggregated by
sex, income, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, disability, geographic location and other
relevant factors, using the ILO definition of informality; (E/CN.6/2017/3, para 49 (w))

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