Author: Andonirina Rakotonarivo

Andonirina Rakotonarivo
Andonirina is a Data Analyst in the Statistical Coordination and Special Topics Unit of the ILO Department of Statistics. She oversees the annual data collection for the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) database.
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Who are the women on the move? A portrait of female migrant workers

The international migration of women, either together with their family or on their own, is an increasingly important and complex phenomenon but remains insufficiently documented owing to a lack of data. New ILOSTAT data offer some insights on the profile of women looking for work and better opportunities abroad.