Women and Migration: The Mental Health Nexus

Date published

2010

Description

A Research on Individual and Structural Determinants of Stress and Mental Health Problems of Filipino Women Migrant Domestic Workers.

In the framework of the Joint Migration and Development Initiatives (JMDI) and supported by the European Commission-United Nations (EC-UN), the Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE), Inc., in partnership with the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center Metamedica / Health Care and Culture (VUMC-MHCC) carried out this participatory research to shed light on the mental health of women migrant domestic workers. The data produced is rich and gives good insight on the realities of their lives. This research provides us with a solid background for testing potentially successful interventions.

Related countries

Philippines

English version

Thematic area

  • Health / Migration linkages

Parent project

Document language

English

Document type

Number of pages

148 pages

Focus area

Migrant Rights