By J. Arthur
African ladies Immigrants within the usa depicts how immigrant ladies use overseas migration as a technique to problem current patriarchal hegemonies operative either within the usa and Africa. It additionally weaves jointly the multidimensional strands of the way African immigrant ladies form and are formed by way of the method of foreign migration.
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A third of the women did not look for work while another third reported looking for work. And nearly 70 percent of them worked the year before the censuses were taken. 4 percent) stayed in the same area of residence the year before the census occurred. 3 percent lived in a different house or location during the census years, while 4 percent lived abroad. 4 percent were between thirty to thirty-nine years old; 23 percent were forty to forty-nine years old; 9 percent were fifty to fifty-nine years old; and 11 percent were aged sixty and above.
For women who have children, opportunities to engage in international migration are not ruled out. Arrangements are often made for the children to stay with extended relatives if the husband cannot shoulder the day-to-day responsibilities of caring for them. It is unusual for husbands to raise children alone. Even in cases of divorce, separation, or death of a parent, children may be sent away to stay with maternal or paternal relatives. Having child care responsibilities and obligations will not prevent many West African women from migrating abroad to Centering Gender in African Regional Migration 19 work.
Women’s visibility in intra- and interstate economic and business trading enhances the prospects of establishing commercial linkages and exchanges between producers and retailers or wholesalers. The knowledge gained from these transactions and interlocking trading channels may open new vistas of economic opportunities to the women as well. The net effect of these structural changes is that they have made it possible for West African women to develop new systems of economic production outside of the traditional household economy.