Is the Feminization of International Migration Really on the Rise? The Case of Flows from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal

Sophie Vause  By the same author

      Sorana Toma  By the same author


While women’s international migration is not a new phenomenon, women have long been absent from research in this area (Boyd and Grieco, 2003; Morokvasic, 2008). Men were perceived to be the only protagonists of international mobility while women were seen as either left behind or passively following their husbands. However, from the 1980s, research increasingly brought women to the forefront (…)