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Training and Employment Opportunities for Migrant Women in the Health and Care Sector in Austria – Challenges and Recommendations

This document was prepared within the scope of the Leonardo Da Vinci Programme. The aim of this project is to facilitate migrant women’s access to training and jobs in the health and care sector. Within this scope,the cooperation of a total of 21 organisations from six countries (the operative partners include 8 organisations from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Italy and Spain with experience in international projects) culminated in the development of a curriculum for the pre-qualification of migrant women in the health and care sector. For the curriculum, the following topics were examined in detail:

• Female Migration and Labour in Austria
• The Care Sector in Austria
• Occupational Profile and Possibilities for Training

After examining these subjects, recommendations for curriculum structure and content were provided as follows:

• Residency and Labour Laws
• Unions and works councils
• Concepts of work and the working world in the health and care sector
• Discrimination and Racism in the Workplace


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Project n° 2020-1-FR01-KA204-080142

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.