Filipino Women in International Migration: Situation Analysis, Policy Context and International Mechanisms

Authors/editor(s): UN Women; European Commission

This publication aims to enhance the existing knowledge and resources on the current situation of the Filipino migrant workers with particular attention to the gender dimensions of migration. It includes accessible sex-disaggregated data and analysis of women migrants’ profiles. It reviews the current policies and programmes and identifies potential areas to enhance technical assistance and capacity building of government, civil society and key relevant stake holders, as well as policy advocacy to enhance protection and promotion of the rights of Filipino women migrant workers.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Philippines

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Employment; Migration; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Human rights; Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW); Governance and national planning

Resource type: Assessments; Policy papers; Case studies; Best practices

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 101