Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Trajectories of Latin American Migrant Women in Jaén Province in the 21st Century
Ana María Ortiz-Colón, Rosario Castro López, Mónica Peñaherrera León

This paper presents a research regarding the social and labor reality of Latin American women, as well as their difficulties and possibilities of becoming part of the economic system of Jaen province. The population involved refers to 65 women. From this total, 20 were selected as valid samples. From a qualitative approach and by means of a questionnaire, the trajectory of these women in Spain has been traced, allowing us to build up their profile. The results indicate that, on the one hand, there is a great variety of elements explaining the labor and social situation of these women and, on the other hand, important difficulties have been detected dealing with the satisfaction of these women when undertaking any labor activity.

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