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Jenna Holliday

Jenna Holliday is a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation and is an International Consultant on Women Migrant Workers' Labour and Human Rights for UN Women.

Jenna has a Masters of Research in Security, Conflict and Justice from the University of Bristol. She has worked at length with UN Women and the International Labour Organization developing evidence-based policy for the protection and promotion of women migrant workers’ rights. She has been actively involved in the Global Migration Group and the Global Forum for Migration and Development. Much of her work is focuses on feminized labour migration in and from South East Asia. Her current research focuses on how the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can be translated so that it promotes and protects the rights of migrant women, whilst recognising and measuring their contribution to inclusive development.

Research interests
  • Women Migrant Workers' Rights
  • Migration and Development
  • South East Asia

  • (2015) ‘Women migrant workers in ASEAN’, Policy Brief Series: Women’s Labour Migration in ASEAN (Bangkok). International Labour Organization (ILO); UN Women (Bangkok) – (1) Valuing Contributions; (2) Facts and Figures; (3) Education, Training and Skills; (4) Labour Inspection; (5) Social Protection.
  • (2012) ‘Turning the Tables on Exploitative Recruitment of Migrant Workers: The Cambodian Experience’, Asian Journal of Social Science 40(4): 464-485.
  • (2011) ‘Borderline: Labor Migration Policy, Practice and Procedure in Cambodia’. The Asia Foundation, September.
  • (2011) ‘Cambodia’s Labor Migration: Analysis of the Legal Framework’. The Asia Foundation, April.