The type of barrier a woman faces in accessing family planning services is a product of not only her own individual characteristics, but is influenced by the characteristics of her household and other household members.
The findings of the study very clearly indicate that the potential demand for public health services is very high provided they are conve niently located and affordable.
An important lesson is that “temporary” migrant worker policies lead inevitably to long-term settlement questions. Any meaningful discussion about the Republic of Korea’s labour import policies must include a plan for integration of foreigners.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, which often views permanent migration as a hindrance to rural development, migration (with the help of urban resources) actually expands rural land and labour markets by making more rural land available for tenancy.