According to estimates of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, there were approximately 400 000 migrant women in South Africa in 2001. By 2017, this number had grown exponentially to 1.8 million migrant women. This means that by 2017, women already comprised 44% of the total migrant population, and yet, “(m)igration in South Africa is typically viewed through a male lens.” This report is a first step towards changing that.
Download the full report here.
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