Gender Aspects of Migration Processes in Armenia: an Integrative Approach
← 270 | 271 → Hasmik Gevorgyan
Associate professor of Faculty of Sociology Yerevan State University
The article offers a contemporary perspective on gender concerns and migration processes in Armenia. At the same time, since migration is a large theme to understand it well, one must be prepared to travel via historical trials. Cultural perspective on gender issues and migration processes in Armenia gives us the understanding of specific challenges and different life experiences of Armenian Man and Armenian Woman.
Transnational population flows persist across space and time, the rate of international migration has substantially increased, and migration, in fact, is no longer an exceptional phenomenon for our world. Even though nowadays many countries rely on the benefits of migration processes for their economies, concern about the consequences of migration is also increased.
Migration impacts, benefits, and challenges on people and on countries cannot be reflected accurately if the gender attributes of the process of resettlement are disregarded. Migration in our contemporary world trigger changes in gender roles and gender dispositions.
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