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Protection. Does the country protect this right for migrants in national law?
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The Netherlands’ protection scores increase once adjusted for implementation. Most categories of migrant rights are fully or nearly fully protected, with only some exceptions such as Equal Protection rights. Even with Equal Protection, discrimination is generally prohibited in the Netherlands when it comes to religion, belief, political opinion, race, sex, or any other grounds. However, nationality and migration status are not explicitly mentioned in law. Still, Dutch law withholds social...
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us