Filipino Women in International Migration: Situation Analysis, Policy Context and International Mechanisms
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.
Geographic coverage: Philippines
Subject areas: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Economic empowerment Employment Gender equality and women’s empowerment Governance and national planning Human rights Migration
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