In the experience documented in this volume, history represents the important component of a more complex interdisciplinary intervention, one where the principal prospective was, and still is, the psychological recovery/support of a community. In what way does history and its guarantors fit into... Read more
International migration is at an all-time high. However, government officials, policy makers, NGO advocates, academic researchers and international agencies have only recently begun to consider the human rights dimension of migration. Under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed over 50... Read more
One of the first comprehensive studies on the subject, “Return Migration: Journey of Hope or Despair” addresses, through contributions from five different specialists, major issues of return migration, with a focus on the problematic return of irregular migrants, rejected asylum seekers and... Read more
Trafficking in Migrants has become a growing global problem affecting a complex matrix of countries of origin, transit and destination, their international relations, security and economies. The book reviews literature on human trafficking and smuggling in Europe.
This review includes a discussion... Read more
The migration experiences of Thai women who had been trafficked for prostitution in Japan is the subject of this book. The study was carried out to gain a deeper insight into the backgrounds and motives of these women, how arrangements were made, their positive and negative experiences, their... Read more
IOM has been moving towards a comprehensive approach to address gender issues, both among the staff and in its programmes and activities. Thus in February 1995 it formed a Working Group on Gender Issues, drawing on staff from Headquarters and field missions, to examine a range of gender-related... Read more
Prompted by the debates that took place during the 1992 Nyon Conference on “Migration and the Environment”, the International Symposium on “Environmentally Induced Population Displacements and Environmental Impacts Resulting from Mass Migrations” took place in April 1996 in Chavannes-des-Bogis,... Read more