Internal Migration and Gender
Author : UNICEF | 2012
Published By: UNICEF India, UNESCO
The current discourse on migration has failed to adequately address gender-specific migration experiences, even though women constitute an overwhelming majority of migrants. A gender perspective on migration is imperative, since women have significantly different migration motivations,patterns, options and obstacles from men.
Women migrants remain invisible and discriminated against in the workforce:they are paid less than male migrants and their economic contribution is often subsumed in family labour units.
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