Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Side Event

Human Rights of Migrant Women

IOM and the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) organized a side event during the Commission of the Statue of Women on the Human Rights of Migrant Women.


Ambassador Yanerit Morgan, Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico


Ms Laura Thompson, Deputy Director General, IOM

Ms Maarit Kohonen-Sheriff, Deputy Head of Office, OHCHR

Dr Jean D'Cunha, Adviser on Employment, Social Protection and Migration, UN Women

Ms Chitra Aiyar, Migrants' Rights Advocate, Andolan


Claiming Our Voice Trailer from Fine Grain Films on Vimeo.

Claiming Our Voice is a short documentary film by Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel sharing the experience of Andolan, an organization founded by South-Asian immigrant women low-wage workers as a means to support eash other and collectively organize against exploitative work conditions.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:15
Conference Room B, North Lawn Building, United Nations, New York