Legal Aspects of Conflict-Induced Migration by Women



People migrate to avoid anticipated conflict, to flee ongoing conflict, and to escape the consequences of past conflict. The capacity to migrate and the migratory experience itself are inflected by gender. The purpose of this paper is to survey how international legal norms and institutions frame and respond to conflict-induced migration, with particular attention to the impact of gender on access to legal status and protection (Martin 2003).


Sexual Violence Female Genital Mutilation Refugee Woman Trafficking Victim Transnational Organize Crime 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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