Social Sciences - Social Sciences
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.