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Feminization of Migration: Is it a Double-Edged Sword?

Lana Alemam, Istanbul Aydin University
Keywords: International migration, feminization of migration, gender, women, empowerment, gender mainstreaming.

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Alemam, L., 2020. Feminization of Migration: Is it a Double-Edged Sword?. United International Journal for Research & Technology (UIJRT), 2(1), pp.49-51.

Abstract

Although frequently addressed, the concept of feminization of migration remains insufficiently researched. Contrary to the common belief that feminization of migration is an increase in the proportion of women in the overall number of migrants; this article aims at nuancing the misunderstood concept of feminization of migration, through distinguishing between feminization of migration process and feminization of research on migration.

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