Labor migration increased rapidly in Nepal. On average, 1500-1700 youth leave for foreign employment especially for GCC countries daily. Exploitation and abuses faced by migrant workers in Nepal and foreign countries is challenging to overcome. To address their issues, WOREC strongly advocates to ensure the right to mobility of people under the economic, social and cultural right campaign.
Information dissemination on safe migration process has been a top priority of WOREC's safe migration program. WOREC is the first organization to establish safe migration information booth in Nepal in 2007. Today there are more than 25 information booths on safe migration in various parts of the country. Three major strategy adopted by WOREC in Safe Migration program are:
- Strengthening and capacity building
- Knowledge generation
Strengthening and capacity building of potential migrants especially young women and girls, women migrant workers, returnee migrant workers (RMW) and their networks, Women Human Right Defenders, Women Federation, Youth Federation, related stakeholders, media persons and service providers have been the foundation of the program. On the basis of created foundation, strategic approach on knowledge generation and awareness creation has been deviated to create the required energy and responsiveness from grass-root to policy advocacy level for further activities. Finally, the strategic approach on lobby and advocacy has served as a tool to positively influence the policies favoring the promotion and protection of migrant worker's rights, especially women. WOREC has been addressing the issues of migration at micro as well as macro level.