ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Migrant Women Workers

Throughout Asia women migrate to neighbouring countries for many reasons: women fleeing from the aggressive military in Myanmar to the border areas of Thailand and finally to Bangkok; women from rural areas of Thailand seeking Japan's �entertainment� industry; and women domestic workers from Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Philippines desperately seeking work in many countries recruited by unscrupulous agents who have complex and well-developed underground networks. There appears to be little that governments and multilateral agencies like ILO can do.

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