Issues in Countries of the Former Soviet Union as the Driving Force for Female Migration to Turkey
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 56, pp. 120-126. Online: 2015-07-17 © (2015) SciPress Ltd., Switzerland
8 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2016
Date Written: July 17, 2015
The article presents the results and conclusions of a postdoctoral research project entitled "The migration of women from former Soviet Union countries to Turkey: differences, similarities, and outcomes" that has been conducted in Turkey among women from countries of the former Soviet Union with the aim of exploring the issues in these countries as the driving force for female migration to Turkey and also the causes, problems, difficulties, opportunities, prospects, achievements and outcomes of female migrants in the host country. The basis of this scientific project was semi-structured interviews and focus groups among women from former Soviet Union countries in Turkey.
Keywords: Turkey, countries of the former Soviet Union, minimum wage, GDP per capita, female migration
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