The European Parliament is calling for the
reform of EU migration and asylum policies to ensure the safety of women
seeking refuge in EU countries. MEPs this week voted for a series measures to ensure that women’s specific needs are met throughout the asylum process.
The measures include segregated sleeping and sanitation
facilities, female interviewers, translators and interpreters and childcare
services during the asylum process. The Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune says that
the difficulties faced by vulnerable female refugees must be taken into
Out words: vulnerable situation