Women in International Labour Migration from Viet Nam: A Situation Analysis

Ruth Bowen and Do Van Huong
UN Women Viet Nam in collaboration with the Department of Overseas Labor (DOLAB) of Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) conducted a Situation Analysis of International Labor Migration on Vietnamese women migrant workers. The study provides an overview of the policy context of international labor migration, gender equality concerns, and analyzes the trends in Vietnamese women’s participation in overseas labor migration, their destinations and occupations, draws on overseas contract employment data provided by DOLAB. The study develops recommendations on designing and implementing gender-responsive policies and suggests role of government agencies and other organization during migration process.

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Geographic coverage: Viet Nam
Resource type(s): Case studies
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