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Gender roles and support networks of spouses of migrant workers

Gender roles and support networks of spouses of migrant workers

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Published by Centre for Women"s Research (CENWOR) in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women foreign workers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSwarna Jayaweera, Malsiri Dias
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25340898M
    LC Control Number2012354052

    Special Issue "The Health and Wellbeing of Migrant Populations" Special Issue Editors and increased household responsibilities may trigger mental health problems in left-behind female spouses of migrant workers. This study aimed to examine mental ill-health risk in the left-behind female spouses of international migrant workers in Nepal. Federation of Trade Unions of Burma (FTUB) Migrant section and P.S. Robertson Jr. () “The Mekong Challenge – Working Day and Night: The Plight of Migrant Child Workers in Mae Sot, Thailand”, Mekong Sub-regional project to combat trafficking in children and women, International programme on the elimination of child labour, International programme on the elimination of child Cited by: 1.

      CMW also advises States to repeal sex-specific bans and discriminatory restrictions on women’s migration on the basis of age, marital status, pregnancy or maternity status, including restrictions that require women to get permission from their spouse or male guardian to obtain a passport or to travel or bans on women migrant workers.   Source: Utah Citizen Network In a recent panel discussion held by the National Organization for Women (NOW-NYC) on feminism for women of Color, I was asked why mainstream feminisms has not considered immigration a feminist issue.. As a transnational Latina feminist, immigration has always been one of my top priorities, right alongside reproductive justice and the Author: Patricia Valoy.

    welfare of women migrant workers, including through sustained bilateral, regional, interregional and international cooperation, by developing strategies and joint action. The Assembly set forth a series of measures to prevent violence against women migrant workers, punish perpetrators, and provide support and assistance to victims of such violence. This study is about the consequences of feminised migration on migrant women workers, on their families and on the Philippine society as a whole. The continued dependence on migration and increasingly, women‘s migration, by the Philippine government to address unemployment on one hand, and by the Filipino families on the other hand, to secure employment and a better life, has led to social.


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Gender roles and support networks of spouses of migrant workers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender and migration have many nuances. Male and female migration impact differently on the family dynamics with the resources and strategies employed being at variance. This study which is conducted in the Colombo and Kurunegala Districts in Sri Lanka is based on examining support networks for spouses of migrants, and the gender effects of such support systems.

The book also proposes realistic and original solutions to the problem of the unjust treatment of women migrant workers, such as social security systems that are transnational and tailored to meet the particular needs of different groups of international migrant : Hardcover.

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Migrant Networks and Gender Issues Among Migrant Nayu Workers to Malaysia restaurants in Malaysia, which serve as the main source of employment for Nayu working in Malaysia. Migrant networks impact and are affected by gender relations, which are a principal factor shaping the social life of Nayu men and women.

Data Collection. The results show that a longer distance between hometowns of spouses poses some risk to the marital stability of migrant workers. The results support Hypothesis 4a: however, the results also do not support the mediation effect of marital satisfaction (p support Hypothesis Cited by: 2.

Book Description: Out to Workis an engaging account of the lives of a group of rural Chinese women who, while still in their teens, moved from villages to Beijing to take up work as maids, office cleaners, hotel chambermaids, and the vanguard of China's great rural-urban migration in the s, these women confronted challenges that were unique to their generation.

The working and living conditions of migrant workers, especially women domestic workers, leave much to be desired. Women migrant workers seem to be subjected to exploitation, physical abuse, sexual violence, maltreatment and labour rights violations, such as contract substitution and non-payment of.

Given the stress-buffering role of social support, the level of disruption due to out-migration depends on the amount of social support one receives. In many migrant-sending areas, kinship linkages, usually reflected in co-residence of extended family members, may influence an individual’s adaptation to by: Gender and Migration Cutting Edge Pack - Overview Report In1 in every 35 people was an international migrant and half of these were women.

The total numbers of people moving internally and the proportions of women among them are even higher. To enhance access to health, social, labour and legal rights and services.

To promote equality and eliminate racism, stigma and discrimination against sex workers in general, and Asian and migrant sex workers specifically. To facilitate the building of support networks and solidarity among sex workers.

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Many people are affected when an individual comes out as transgender. In every aspect of life – be it at home, in the workplace or in the community – spouses or partners, children, family members, friends and coworkers of transgender people also struggle with the complexities of gender identity and gender.

Introduction / Dina Ionesco and Christine Aghazarm --Gender and labour migration in Asia / Nicola Piper --Gender roles and support networks of spouses of migrant workers / prepared for IOM Sri Lanka by Swarna Jayaweera and Malsiri Dias --Impact of short term male migration on their wives left behind: a case study of Bangladesh / by Priyanka.

The results suggest that while a migrant household head is away, a greater share of resources is spent on girls relative to boys and his spouse commands greater decision-making : Francisca Antman.

The Role of Organizational and Spouse Support in Solving Work-Life Conflict Among Migrants. Family and work are two important areas of adult life. However, these two domains are not always compatible, and the degree to which these roles are at conflict influences numerous spheres of individuals’ and couples’ lives.

S o c i a l A f f a i r s E c o n o m i c & United Nations World Survey on the Role of Women in Development Women and International Migration ISBN   Within those, only spouses were recruited from families and only non-spouse caregivers from families.

Both a spouse and a non-spouse caregiver were recruited from 55 families. In total, migrant worker spouses and non-spouse care givers were recruited with a total sample of by:   Gender as a "Social Construction" and Its Impact on Migration Theory.

Ongoing developments in feminist theory throughout the s and s further contributed to a focus on gender, rather than one based on individual decisions of men and women. Gender is seen as a core organizing principle that underlies migration and related processes, such.

migrant workers but also address gender discrimination and inequalities; Holds that the elimination of gender inequality and discrimination is a human right and core to efforts to address the problems of women migrant workers; Aims to empower, not just to protect, women (and, where appropriate, men), so.

Their Gender Promotion Programme (GENPROM) has produced ‘An Information Guide – Preventing Discrimination, Exploitation and Abuse of Women Migrant Workers’ and 10 Reports on Women and Migration across 10 countries revealing that migrant women are not aware of their rights.

Many of those new to North Carolina come as migrant agricultural workers, and in that capacity are subject to low wages, unsanitary conditions, isolation from social services, toxic chemicals (herbicides, pesticides, etc.), and fraud on the part of their employers (Steinberg, ).

Gender Roles. For example, This extended network can.The book, Family and Population in Asia, is a compilation of 30 bilingual essays on topics extending from gender roles and marriage to social networks.

It may be easy to dismiss the prevalence of inequality by pointing towards Singapore’s narrowing GINI coefficient, said Dr. Chua.A migrant worker is a person who either migrates within their home country or outside it to pursue work.

Migrant workers usually do not have the intention to stay permanently in the country or region in which they work. Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they have been sent.