feminisation of migration

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Trend towards an increasing proportion of women amongst international migrant workers. 

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International Organization for Migration – IOM/United Nations Population Fund – UNFPA/United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs –

UNDESA (2013). International migration and development: Measures to ensure respect for and protection of the human rights of all migrants, with particular reference to women and children, as well as to prevent and combat smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons, and to ensure regular, orderly, and safe migration. Background paper for High-Level Dialogue Series 2013.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1132