Children, both girls and boys, are known to have been migrating for various reasons throughout history. These kinds of movements are widespread and deeply rooted in the history and sociology of daily life in West Africa and its people.
The intraregional phenomenon of transnational family formation and reunification across African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States reflects a global issue that has not been addressed much on the migration and development agenda. In overall migration policies and debates, the social impacts of... Read more
Tanzania is one of the most dynamic countries in East Africa with great potential of positively transforming human lives and communities through migration. It is a country that has a long history of migration, being surrounded by eight countries, which makes border movements crucial for the country... Read more
This study explores policies and programmes aimed at facilitating remittances inflows through formal channels and leveraging remittances for development in Lesotho. The study also looks into regulations and laws on remittances. In order to answer key questions of this study, questionnaires were... Read more
The state plays a strong role in overseas employment programmes in the Philippines, Indonesia and Nepal, which are leading labour exporters — with more than 2 million of their workers deploying on formal temporary contracts in 2009 alone.
With overseas employment a more permanent feature of the... Read more
Over the past 20 years, the immigration into the Republic of Korea has increased at a rapid pace, while emigration of Korean nationals has declined substantially. Previously a country of emigration, Korea has now become a net migrant receiving country. Responding to this rapid change, the... Read more
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission to Moldova is proud to present the result of a two years work in the field of migration data collecting and analysis in Moldova - the Extended Migration Profile (EMP) Report of the Republic of Moldova, developed in context of the project “... Read more
As is commonly repeated in literature, being a migrant worker does not necessarily put someone at greater risk of HIV infection; rather, HIV risk increases in response to the social, political and legal environment to which migrant workers are exposed.
This collection of research papers focuses on specific aspects of the complex relationships that exist between expatriate communities and their home countries in the Middle East and North Africa, highlighting in particular the various kinds of social, political, and economic engagement that define... Read more
Migration in Sudan: A Country Profile 2011 shows that Sudan is a country with strong migration dynamics, both in terms of international and internal migration, including forced displacement and nomadic movements. International migration was and still is largely facilitated by Sudan’s geographical... Read more
L'émigration est un fait important de la vie béninoise. Elle est principalement dirigée vers d’autres pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest tels que le Nigéria, la Côte d’Ivoire et le Sénégal. En Europe, la France constitue incontestablement la destination privilégiée. Un nombre important d’émigrants béninois... Read more