Migrant carers: the risk of being excluded and dicriminated

The main priority of CO.S.M.I.C is that of social inclusion since the project aims to support a target group which is at double risk of exclusion, discrimination and stigmatization: that of informal carers of migrant background.

Indeed, migrant carers in common with carers more generally, work tirelessly in support of those they care for, often without recognition and to the detriment of their own health and well-being. On the other hand, this target group is known to experience unique challenges in accessing support services, therefore we could argue that CWMBs face in fact a “double disadvantage” or “double fragility”, with their rights not yet fully recognized as carers, and with a higher risk of social exclusion as migrants.

Migrant informal carers
The COSMIC project website in online
The COSMIC project website in online
January 2, 2019
The main priority of CO.S.M.I.C is that of social inclusion since the project aims to support a target group which is at double risk of exclusion, discrimination and stigmatization: that o...
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