Asian Women and Labor Migration: The Beijing +5 Review

This paper addresses a particular issue of women and migration under the critical area of women and the economy. Specifically, the paper aims to: 1) present an overview of the context and present situation of migrant women; 2) review the strategic actions in the Beijing Platform of Action (BPFA) that concerns women in migration 3) vis-a-vis above, review the responses of the government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs); and 4) to recommend steps to more effectively address the issues underlying the issue of women and migration.
The paper covers such issues as Globalization, Migration and Women, Government Policies and Initiatives on Women Migrant Labor, Asian Migrant Women's Issues and the Governments' Responses to them and the NGO Response
Publication date: 
Monday, February 28, 2005
Year of publication: 
2000

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