Gender is a crucial variable when looking into the policy area of migration. The lack of a gender perspective in migration, asylum and integration policies can be detrimental for women and men on the move.

Whether they are forced to move or migrate on a voluntary basis, women and men migrants can experience the hardship of migration differently and be discriminated in different ways.

This policy brief examines the main gender inequalities in the policy area of migration:

  • Labour market participation, deskilling and the informal economy
  • Family reunification
  • International protection
  • Gender-based violence


Report: Gender and migration

EIGE's Gender Mainstreaming Platform