ERIC Number: ED412144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
International Migration Policies and the Status of Female Migrants. Proceedings of the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on International Migration Policies and the Status of Female Migrants (San Miniato, Italy, March 28-31, 1990).
This proceedings contains papers and recommendations focusing on the international migration of women. Growing numbers of women are opting for international migration as a means of improving life chances. This proceedings addresses some of the issues resulting from such migration. The book, divided into four parts, includes an introduction by the United Nations Secretariat. Part 1 contains: "Report of the Meeting"; and "Recommendations To Improve the Status of International Female Migrants." Part 2, "Extent of Female International Migration and General Discussion of Its Impact on Female Status," includes "The Status of Women and International Migration" (Lin Lean Lim). Part 3, "Female Migrants in Developed Countries," contains: "Migration Regulations and Sex Selective Outcomes in Developed Countries" (Monica Boyd); "Female Migration and the Status of Foreign Women in France" (George Photios Tapinos); "The Integration of Algerian Women in France: A Compromise Between Tradition and Modernity" (Yeza Boulahbel-Villac); "Comparing the Position of Moroccan and Turkish Women in the Netherlands and in the Countries of Origin" (Jeannette J. Schoorl); "The Experience of Filipino Female Migrants in Italy" (Odo Barsotti; Laura Lecchini); "Analysis of Changes in the Status of Female Returnees in Greece" (Ira Emke-Poulopoulos); "The New Sheilas: European Immigrant Women in Australia, Their Status and Adaptation" (Helen Ware; David Lucas); "Migration of Asian Women to Australia" (Graeme J. Hugo); "Labour Force Experience of Migrant Women: Filipino and Korean Women in Transition" (Maruja M. Asis). Part IV, "Female Migrants in Developing Countries", includes: "Sex Selectivity of Migration Regulations Governing International Migration in Southern and South-Eastern Asia" (Manolo I. Abella); "Policy Dimensions of Female Migration to the Arab Countries of Western Asia" (Sharon Stanton Russell); "Migration of Sri Lankan Women to Western Asia" (Frank Eelens); "Household Economy and Gender in International Migration: The Case of Bolivians in Argentina" (Jorge Balan); "Female Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Nigeria" (Folasade Iyun and United Nations Secretariat). (EH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
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Note: This document generally does not cover the topic of education, but a few of the many statistical tables use education-related parameters, see for example tables: 32, 51, 63, 90, and 115.