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1)Discuss the reasons behind migration in women. Examine the issues faced by female migrants and ways to alleviate their concerns?(250 words)

Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

1)Discuss the reasons behind migration in women. Examine the issues faced by female migrants and ways to alleviate their concerns?(250 words)

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Why this question

As the pace of urbanization in the country grows, migration will also increase and so will the associated problems. Understanding the causes of and impacts of migration from a gender perspective would enable us to understand the issues faced by female migrants much better.

Key demand of the question

Following issues are to be addressed in your answer

  • The status quo regarding female migration
  • The reasons behind female migration
  • The issues faced by the female migrants
  • How to address those issues

Directive word

Discuss – Here the causes are to be mentioned which lead to female migration

Examine – Here the issues faced by female migrants and the impact of such issues have to be examined in detail. In the latter part of the answer way forward is to be provided as well.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – introduce your answer by explaining that urbanization is leading to greater migration. Highlight findings of economic survey regarding migration and mention that gender perspective on the same is missing

Body

  • Discuss some statistics around teenage migration to show that it is increasing off late
  • Discuss the various reasons behind female migration – here the focus should be on explaining that unlike contrary expectations, marriage and personal reasons are not the only or the most predominant reason for migration
  • Examine the issues faced by women under various heads like economic, social justice etc.
  • Suggest measures to address shortcomings

Conclusion – highlight the need for improving participation of women in LFPR and thus the issues need to be resolved