The International Organization for Migration (IOM) supported 360 women survivors of gender violence with the transfer of seed capital, amounting to USD $63,000.00, to finance their businesses, and thus have greater economic autonomy, while reiterating its commitment to support the reduction of violence against women and to empower them.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) congratulates the teenagers who participated at the National Art Competition on Risks of Irregular Migration, organized by the Rights Dissemination Youth Units of the Ombudsman for the Defence of Human Rights (PDDH) in El Salvador.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) launched the introductory virtual course called Protection of migrant vulnerable populations: unaccompanied and / or separated children and adolescents, with which reaffirms its commitment to support the promotion, protection and restoration of the fundamental rights of children and adolescents
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reiterated its commitment to support the capacity building of the Government of El Salvador with the supply of equipment to the Salvadoran Institute for Comprehensive Protection for Children and Adolescents (ISNA), which will be used to optimize the care provided to vulnerable migrant children and adolescents.
IOM has supported ISNA through the employment of staff specialized in law, social work and psychology in order to care for children and adolescents, as well as the donation of computer equipment and office furniture.
Children and adolescents who migrated unaccompanied and were returned to El Salvador received tokens of affection and solidarity of Salvadoran youth in the stand that the International Organization for Migration (IOM) placed at Juventour 2015.
IOM SUPPORTS COUNTRIES FROM THE AMERICAS IN SEARCH OF JOINT SOLUTIONS TOWARDS THE PROTECTION OF MIGRANT CHILDREN AND TEENS
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Red Cross (ICR) concluded the third meeting of the Ad Hoc Group on Migrant Children and Adolescents of the Regional Conference on Migration (CRM) in San Salvador, which included a workshop on holistic protection of this population.
As part of the actions aimed at generating synergies in favour of the most vulnerable populations, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) led a meeting with partner institutions of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in order to establish a coordination plan that would benefit the Salvadoran population.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs aimed to strengthen the Salvadoran consular network, in Mexico, with tools that will improve the process of recording human rights violations.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) helped promote the right of participation of at least 100 teenagers from El Salvador who represented their institutes in the III Inter-School Tournament, which had Migration as its main topic, and was organized by Glasswing International.