News & Updates

ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST UNDOCUMENTED WOMEN:

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, PICUM highlights the urgent need to end impunity for violence against women and girls, particularly those who are undocumented. PICUM's short guide entitled "EU Victims’ Directive: An Opportunity to Advance Justice for Undocumented Migrants" explains the transposition process and describes practical ways how civil society can engage with authorities.

Posted on 25 November 2014

HEARING ON THE EMPLOYERS' SANCTIONS - EFFECTIVE TOOL IN REDUCING IRREGULAR MIGRATION OR THE LABOUR RIGHTS OF UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS?

PICUM together with the Polish NGO Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej (Association for Legal Intervention) organises a hearing at the European Parliament which aims to analyse the impact of the 'EU Employers’ Sanctions Directive’. Deadline for registrations is 25 November.

Posted on 21 November 2014

Why a rights-based approach to migrant children? The case of undocumented children and families

The current approach to migrant children is piecemeal, focusing on protecting certain categories of children, such as unaccompanied, asylum seeking, refugee or trafficked children. Many children are falling through the gaps and facing grave and systematic rights violations. This blog makes the case for a rights-based approach that protects all migrant children, including undocumented children and families.

Posted on 20 November 2014

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD: UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN STILL DENIED BASIC RIGHTS

On the occasion of Universal Children’s Day which coincides with the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) calls on governments to make the rights enshrined in the Convention a reality for undocumented migrant children.

Posted on 20 November 2014