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Restricted Rights: Migrant Women Workers in Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia

This report presents the results of new research into the lives and conditions facing migrant women workers in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia. In particular, it presents the findings of a series of in-depth interviews with migrant women workers – many of them still teenagers – conducted in each country. The interviews reveal a common tale of precarious lives in the face of state oppression and exploitation at the hands of unscrupulous employers.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Informal migration for labor
  • Migration
  • Womens rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 2012
License CC-BY-3.0-IGO

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Author (corporate) Reiko Harima, Asian Migrant Centre
Publication place London, UK
Publisher War on Want
Publication date 2012
Pagination 36
General note

This report has been produced with the financialassistance of Irish Aid. The contents of the reportare the sole responsibility of War on Want and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflectingthe position of Irish Aid.

Keywords V4MF,FLEGT,Women workers,Mekong Migration Network
Date uploaded July 9, 2018, 15:21 (UTC)
Date modified October 22, 2018, 04:51 (UTC)