United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Russian Federation


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Council: United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Country: Russian Federation Topic: The Fight for Female Migrant Labor Rights

The Russian Federation is a permanent five member of the security council and thus has a large say in many international affairs. With regards to any problem or issue, Russia upholds the stance of pragmatism over idealism and believes that protecting the interests of its people is the number one priority.

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the numbers of migrants entering Russia has been decreasing from 1,191,000 in 1994 to about 192,000 in 2015. The new Russian laws towards migrant workers have been more stringent, with a fourfold increase in the monthly fees workers have to pay to ...

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