Women and migration: a public health issue.

  title={Women and migration: a public health issue.},
  author={Manuel Mart{\'i}nez Carballo and M Grocutt and A Hadzihasanovic},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  volume={49 2},
The need to migrate is usually a function of the complex interaction of economic, social, familial and political factors. Among the most important, however, are the denial of access to education, employment, goods and services and the lack of respect for basic human rights. Because in many societies women are marginalized from these rights, migration to more economically and educationally open societies can often help improve their personal situation and their professional opportunities. On the… CONTINUE READING
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