When impoverished women decide to leave their countries to work abroad, they often are deceived or abused. Smugglers and human traffickers may exploit them, forcing them to work as unpaid prostitutes or beggars. Women who become domestic workers are sometimes beaten, overworked, or not paid. Many women leave behind their own families to care for others, making their children vulnerable. The Female Face of Migration, a report by Caritas Internationalis, describes the problems that migrant women face. Explore this page to learn more: read the policy paper, get to know to stories of four women, and play our interactive game “Follow the Migrant Woman” to see what choices you would make if you were a poor woman going abroad.
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RT @caritassyria : When the power of #LOVE overcomes the love of #POWER... the world will know #PEACE Good Morning! https://t.co/jVBwL3YS…7 hours ago
Watch this fab moment when Pope Francis takes a group of refugees from Caritas Florence from the audience at St P's https://t.co/9grkOx7yD27 hours ago