Migration and Gender Empowerment: Recent trends and emerging issues Jayati Ghosh

This paper attempts to study the issue of women migrant labours as women today form a significant section of national and international migrant. The process of migration, and how that can be gender-differentiated, is discussed with particular reference to the various types of female migration that are common: marriage migration, family migration, forced migration, migration for work. These can be further disaggregated into legal and irregular migration, all of which affect and the issues and problems of women migrants in the process of migration and in the destination country.

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