Migrant women and healthcare

Human rights body:
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Access to healthcareEquality and non-discrimination
Populations of concern:
Persons with an immigrant background and ethnic minoritiesWomen

Recommended measures (1)

Measure type:
Practices and guidelines

The Committee recommends that the State party ensure that undocumented migrant women and girls have access to the documentation necessary for non-emergency health services without the risk of being reported to the immigration authorities and subsequently being deported.