R26 Recommendation concerning the Protection of Emigrant Women and Girls on Board Ship
Geneva, 5 giugno 1926
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,
Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Eighth Session on 26 May 1926, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the means to be taken to ensure the protection of emigrant women and girls on board ship, which question is included in the agenda of the Session, and
Having determined that these proposals should take the form of a Recommendation,
adopts this fifth day of June of the year one thousand nine hundred twenty-six, the following Recommendation, which may be cited as the Migration (Protection of Females at Sea) Recommendation, 1926, to be submitted to the Members of the International Labour Organisation for consideration with a view to effect being given to it by national legislation or otherwise in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation:
Where fifteen or more women or girls unaccompanied by a responsible person are carried as emigrants on board an emigrant vessel a properly qualified woman who has no other duty to fulfil on board shall be appointed to give such emigrants any material or moral assistance of which they may stand in need without in any way encroaching upon the authority of the master of the vessel. She shall report to the authority making the appointment and her report shall be available for the use of the Governments which may be concerned.
The General Conference of the International Labour Organization, Having been convened in Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its 92nd Session on 1 June 2004, and Following consideration of the proposal for the withdrawal of several international labour Recommendations, which is the seventh item on the agenda of this session, decides this sixteenth day of June of the year two thousand and four to withdraw the Migration (Protection of Females at Sea) Recommendation, 1926 (No. 26). The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Members of the International Labour Organization as well as the Secretary-General of the United Nations of this decision to withdraw the instrument. The English and French versions of the text of this decision are equally authoritative.
La Raccomandazione è stata ritirata il 1 giugno 2004