COVID-19 Implications for migrant care workers

The global pandemic COVID-19 has strained health care systems and social services, and caused an overall negative economic and social impact throughout Europe. Migrants en route to or residing in Europe are especially disadvantaged, not only due to border closures, but also because many were already in precarious situations with limited access to social protection mechanisms or systems in the host country. This brief, written by Colleen Boland, Eva Vilà Sánchez and Linda Cottone from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, outlines the ways in which migrant care work is particularly precarious in COVID-19 conditions.

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