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E-Learning Package

The e-learning package is aimed at university students from different disciplines, research staff, Higher Education professors and professionals who work in the field to address the social inclusion of migrant women with a gender perspective from Human Rights, an intersectional approach and interdisciplinary.

The general objective of this resource is to improve the training of the different social agents who work or will work in the near future in migration and thus help combat discrimination, segregation, racism, harassment and violence, assuming the triple role that universities must carry out both in research, training and in social commitment.

The contents are organized in 8 modules and each module has a double dimension: one transnational and one national. Training is based on theory and practice.

Module 1 - Migrant Women Integrations Concepts

The whole migration process should be interpreted in the light of key concepts and properly contextualized. Likewise, the social inclusion of migrant women implies the clarification of conceptions about culture, identity, diversity, gender, among others. It also requires an understanding of policies and models of social cohesion, both at national a ...

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Module 2 - Legal and Policy Framework of Social Inclusion of Migrant Woman

The scenario in the video is the difficult situation of a migrant woman: her asylum demand has been denied and she should be sent back to her country according to the law, while her son is still enrolled in school and she would soon give birth to her second child. Lack of supports, she points out also the application of the law is random since her ...

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Module 3 - Measures for the Social Inclusion of Migrant Women, Including Access to Residence and Citizenship

The Module 3 addresses social inclusion of migrant women with emphasis on the access to residence and citizenship. It will also explore how the acquisition of citizenship links to integration policies in the Member States, and whether naturalisation is considered the end-point of an integration process or whether acquisition of citizenship is inten ...

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Module 4 - Migrant Women Access to the Labour Market and Entrepreneurship

The scenario in the video dramatizes the problem of downgrading and disqualification that highly qualified migrant women may encounter in the labor market. This angle of analysis allows for a better understanding of the difficulties that all migrant women can encounter in the labor market, despite their qualifications, language skills, etc. Having ...

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Module 5 - Social-Health Care of Migrant Women

The Module 5 is focused on social-health care of migrant women. Inequalities in access to healthcare and social care services comprise a complex problem faced predominantly by immigrants in all EU Member-States. In terms of healthcare, migrant women are more likely to face unmet medical needs related to various factors such as: lack of access or li ...

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Module 6 - Social Services for Migrant Women in a Gender-aware Perspective

This module addresses inclusion and participation of migrant women in terms of human rights and gender equality in a broader context of social welfare at an international level. Starting from a general overview of the issues surrounding social inclusion of migrant women, the contents move to the analysis of relevant social services, weaknesses and ...

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Module 7 - Services for Social Inclusion and Citizen Participation of Migrant Women and their Diversities

The Module 7 is dedicated to social inclusion and citizen participation of migrant women in relation to the diversities implied by their specific condition of being migrants and women. In terms of integration processes, the Module offers an outline of social inclusion services that migrant women may or should find in receiving society, and how thes ...

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Module 8 - Tackling Racism and Xenophobia. Social Construction on Female Migration

The fight against racism and xenophobia occupies a prominent place in the analysis of the situation of immigrants and more specifically of immigrant women. This module proposes questioning and reflection on how these forms of violence mark the experience of being an immigrant woman. In the first chapter, concepts considered instrumental for underst ...

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