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Mexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home.

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Title: Mexican women who work as migrant farmworkers in Canada endure difficult living and working conditions to provide opportunities for their children back home.
Author: Preibisch, K.; Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
Abstract: Migrant farmworkers are vulnerable to exploitation by their employers which they often tolerate for of fear of losing their jobs and being deported if they complain. However, Mexican women migrant farmworkers in Canada cite maternal love and the ability to provide better futures for their children back home as the main reasons that they migrate and brave working conditions.
Description: This summary is a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph, with project partners: the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. http://csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/Clear_Research
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3356
Date: 2012-02-26


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