Excerpt from the Executive Summary Download the full report from here. Written by Anja K. Franck & Andrea Spehar Published by Women in Development Europe (WIDE) Migration is an integral part of today’s process of global economic, social and political integration. Nowadays, no country in the world is unaffected by migration. While migration to OECD […]
Extracto del Resumen Ejecutivo Autores Anja K. Franck y Andrea Spehar Publicado por: WIDE La migración es una parte integral del proceso actual de integración global a nivel económico, social y político. Hoy en día no hay país en el mundo que no se vea afectado por la migración. Aunque la migración hacia los países […]
Source: IPS By Emilio Godoy The last time Estela Domínguez of Mexico saw her daughter Estela Paz was in April 2006, when the young woman left home with the goal of reaching Las Vegas, Nevada. Paz, who was 27 at the time, planned to cross the U.S. border at the town of Altar in the […]
Excerpt from Women’s labour migration in the context of globalization, 2010 By Anja K. Franck & Andrea Spehar, produced by: WIDE Full document here FOREWORD By Barbara Specht, WIDE Migration of women is certainly not a new trend, but it has only just begun to be recognised more widely. Women currently make up around half […]
Source: BBC News By Katie Connolly BBC News, El Paso, Texas Fears over Mexican drug cartel violence near the border are fuelling the debate over immigration and border control, but is the idea that the killings are spreading into the US just a myth? Once upon a time, Spanish settlers named the crossing El Paso […]
In this interview Simba Shani Kamaria Russeau, a multimedia storyteller, describes some of the conditions migrant workers face in Lebanon. The Labour Law in Lebanon stipulates that foreign workers have no rights and includes them as servants.
Beirut, February 2010 : Female migrants, for developing countries like Madagascar and Nepal, are becoming the main export as the labour market demand for a new form of modern-day slavery – domestic servitude – increases in the Middle East. “The share of women migrating for employment rather than family reasons hasincreased over time,” says Maurice […]