The essay take into account the increase in the number of abortion among migrant women in Italy in the wider context of the living conditions of these women which are often subjected to a multiple discrimination related to gender, migrant status, and kind of job.The feminization of migrations towards Italy is put in connection with the feminization of the labour market and with the arrival of specific nationalities of migrants. After having compared the data related to the abortion with respect to Italian and migrant women, this contribution enter into the details of the socio-economic characteristics of these second ones’ life, by analyzing the bond existing with the recourse to abortion. Far from any perspective of victimization of these women, the essay aims to question their actual freedom of choice, and concludes with an analysis of a case of extreme violence and exploitation.
|Number of pages||0|
|Volume||vol. 3, n. 5|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|