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: Asia and the Pacific; Philippines

Subject area(s): Migration; Economic empowerment; Employment

Resource type: Project/programme reports

UN Women office involved in publication: Asia and the Pacific; UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 101

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)