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Female Emigration from India

Almost half of the four million Indian emigrants to the Gulf are from Kerala. Among them, 16 per cent are women, a growing number since they were only 9 per cent a few years ago. This article focuses on the specificities of this female emigration with an analysis of statistical data from a recent survey. It presents the results of an anthropological study of the emigration of nurses from Kerala.
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