Though Europe remains a favorable destination for people seeking international protection, there is little attention towards the integration of TCN women. For that reason, a great number of TCN women face non-respect of their rights and fall victims of trafficking, slavery and sexual abuse. Compared to men, TCN women face more obstacles for integrating in the community such as child care obligations and gender discrimination – hence they fall victims of ‘triple discrimination’.
The non-existence of policies focused on TCN women highlights also the need for Labour Market Stakeholders (LMS) to understand better the integration barriers this group faces and the need to invest in their integration, as TCN women are the key actors in promoting the integration of their families and social circle, which is crucial for community prosperity.
In this sense, i-WELCOME is in line with the Parliament Assembly (Doc. 14606, August 2018), as it aims to increase TCN women’s capability to enter the labour market and social life
of the host society, via the organization of Up-Skilling trainings and Job Shadowing Schemes.