AMI promotes the formation of fifty women of Huércal-Overa


The provincial coordinator of the Andalusian Institute for Women (NOW), Francisca Serrano, today attended Huércal-Overa in the ceremony of diplomas through the hundred women who have participated in courses promoted by the IAM through Employment Unit for Women's local council.

Francisca Serrano stressed "the commitment of the Andalusian Government for labor equality between men and women, putting measures in place to prevent imbalances, both in terms of wages and access to unemployment benefits or retirement ".

Serrano explained that "Units Jobs For Women (UNITE) aim at improving the Andalusian employability of women in general, paying special attention to groups with special difficulties derived from their status, as immigrant women, Roma, with disabilities or belonging to rural areas ".

The IAM has promoted through UNEM Huercal-Overa three courses of 'Spanish for Immigrants', 'Basics of Internet job search through the new technologies' and' Computer Package: Curriculum Vitae '. Each course has had twenty seats.

Improving employability

The units program Employment of Women (UNITE), It was launched by the IAM in 2007 and it is developed in collaboration with Local Authorities. His performances are co-financed by the European Social Fund, integrated into the Regional Strategic Framework Andalucía. These units develop various information activities, orientation, advice, training and employment agency.

In the province of Almería, UNEM centers have locations: Adra, Albox, Bacares, Cuevas del Almanzora, El Ejido, Finans, Huercal-Overa, Macael, Pulpí, Purchena, Vélez-Blanco, Velez-Rubio and Vícar.

The UNEM offer women a personalized itinerary of insertion, que las orienta en la toma de las decisiones necesarias para la búsqueda de empleo y desde la perspectiva de género, forms the basis of the program UNEM. These itineraries are adapted to the needs of women and their personal situation, family and socio-. Through this methodology is offered to users: direct care, making individual contact through the program, individual counseling sessions and classroom, telephone contact to provide advice or information to the user, group counseling sessions and awareness campaigns to promote non-discrimination and the employment of women.