Books /Women and Migration: A Global Perspective

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Women and Migration: A Global Perspective

ISBN

9781647265434

Author

Alfie Pike

Publisher

Clanrye International

Language

English

Publication Year

2021

Category

Social Sciences - Social Sciences

Price

USD 141.95

Description

Human migration is often associated with better human capital, political and religious persecution, or environmental factors. Almost half of international migrants are women, who migrate from developing nations to high-income countries to look for better job opportunities. They typically work in gendered professions, like domestic work in private homes. As such, they are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Refugee women encounter multiple levels of challenges, on top of the historical oppression they face due to the traditional gender roles. These multi-layered problems often affect the mental and physical well-being of migrant women. The topics included in this book on women and migration are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to the readers. It includes some of the vital pieces of work being conducted across the world, on various topics related to women migrants. A number of latest researches have been included to keep the readers up-to-date with the global concepts in this subject.