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Gender and Issues in International Migration Politics 1Does Gender raise Distinct Issues for the Politics of International Migration?Student’s NameName of ClassProfessor’s NameInstitutionCity and StateDate
Gender and Issues in International Migration Politics 2Does Gender raise Distinct Issues for the Politics of International Migration?International migration shapes issues relating to vulnerabilities, needs, and risks, which are significantly linked to gender. These factors vary significantly in different groups. The expectations, roles, power dynamics, and relationships linked to being a woman or a man significantly influence all facets of the migration process and can also be impacted considerably by migration. Thus, it is critical to understand the different ways in which gender relates to migration and respond appositely. Gender raises distinct issues for international migration politics, which include gender stereotypes, increased autonomy, feminization, changes in the labor market, inequality, increased vulnerabilities and risks, discriminatory migration policies and practices, as well as brain drain. This essay centers upon the explication of these factors in a systematic, evidence-based manner. It finds that most gender issues remain unaddressed in international immigration albeit being important for both the original country and the new country.Gender denotes the disparate roles that women and men take in the socially determined and historical contexts. In international migration politics, gender presents issues characterized by inequality, which are worthy exploring. Analyzing international migration from a gender position entails recognizing that women and men operate in an arranged relationship of subordination throughout history, which shapes every facet of their lives. Gender issues render women and men differentially vulnerable. It influences the likelihood of emigrating and combines individual factors including birth order, age, urban or rural origin, ethnicity or race, reproductive situation, marital status, family position and role, professional training, education, class position, work experience, social factors, as well as family factors. These factors influence how, with whom, and whether to emigrate.
Gender and Issues in International Migration Politics 3Globally, at least 200 million people live outside the country wherein they originated. More other people are moving within borders for a variety of reasons. Gender inequalities, relations, and roles influence who migrates, why, where, and how they end up. The number of migrants across the globe in 2015 was 244 million according to (Connor, 2016). Internationally, women constitute slightly under 50% of migrants. In the last quarter of 2014, violence and conflict displaced 38 million people from their countries (Aljazeera America, 2015). In the same year, 19.3 million people across the globe were internally displaced following geophysical and weather and climate related tragedies (Nebehay, 2015). Significant issues related to international