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Challenges and strategies of behavior of Ukrainian female immigrants abroad
Challenges and strategies of behavior of Ukrainian female immigrants abroad

Author(s): Oksana Koshulko
Subject(s): Regional Geography, Demography and human biology, Migration Studies, Inter-Ethnic Relations, Human Resources in Economy
Published by: Переяслав-Хмельницький державний педагогічний університет імені Григорія Сковороди
Keywords: strategies of behavior; Poland; Turkey; Ukrainian female immigrants; survey; challenges;

Summary/Abstract: This article presents similarities and differences in strategies of behavior of Ukrainian female migrants in Poland and Turkey.The main causes forcing Ukrainian women to go abroad are unemployment in the country of origin; poverty,low wages and pension, debts, domestic violence, seeking work abroad by choice, desire to explore new countries, marriage with foreign men, self-fulfillment, a better future for children, medical purposes, and political persecution.The majority of Ukrainian female migrants go to Poland to find jobs but they go to Turkey to marry. The study presents the analysis of the problems and difficulties of Ukrainian female migrants in Turkey and Poland. The research presents an analysis of the data the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Poland concerning female migration from Ukraine in Poland and the results of a survey among Ukrainian female migrants in Turkey. The survey consists of 60 women who are living in Turkey. Results of a survey will help to understand causes, problems,difficulties, opportunities, prospects, achievements and outcomes for Ukrainian female migrants in Turkey.

  • Issue Year: 1/2017
  • Issue No: 33
  • Page Range: 108-115
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English