Reproductive Choices of Female Migrant Workers in China

Event: National Workshop for Promoting Gender Equality in the Labor Market: Gender, Labor, and Migration in the People’s Republic of China

Reproductive Choices of Female Migrant Workers in China

18 November 2016
Author / Speaker: 
Tianyi Wan, Capital University of Economics and Business
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The difference between health care systems and social security systems for rural and urban areas in the People's Republic of China is quite apparent. There is also an observed trend in the timeline of female migrant workers' life history, particularly the turn out of events before and after pregnancy. Several factors such as contextual and cultural are instrumental for such to happen, but there are policy recommendations that can be considered for the medical services to be more convenient and unconstrained. 

Geographical Focus: 
China, People's Republic of
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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