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This study is part of a larger multi-country research project ‘Gendered Dynamics of International Labour Migration’ involving four countries Lebanon, Pakistan Turkey and KRI with the aim of highlighting the diversity of migrants in relation to sectors of employment, educational and skill levels and countries of origin.
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The following document provides an analytical snapshot from the four focus countries of the project: Kurdistan Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan and Turkey in order to contribute to a gender-sensitive understanding of the interaction between economic and socio- cultural drivers of labour migrations in different cities.
There are nearly 8.5 million migrant workers working across different regions of Pakistan, which include both internal and foreign migrant workers. Forty-five per cent of these workers are engaged in informal activities including day labourers, construction workers, domestic helpers, factory workers, informal restaurants, and beauty salons.
Project: Return, Reintegration and Political Restructuring Overview *This report is dedicated to all of our Afghan research participants and colleagues who have once again been…
Project: Gendered Dynamics of International Labour Migration Overview This study is part of a multi-country research project ‘Gendered Dynamics of International Labour Migration’ also involving…
In this chapter, we draw on a growing body of literature and a set of empirical work carried out over a period of many years and through various projects including the Gender, Justice and Security Hub research to examine the characteristics of Kurdish refugee communities, concentrating on the triangular relationship between statelessness, displacement, and diaspora.
This study interviews 21 migrant women and three third sector practitioners in the greater Beirut area in Lebanon. The interviews explored participants’ economic and socio-cultural drivers of migration, their living and working conditions, and their experiences of the multiple crises Lebanon is facing.
Dr Neelam Raina and Professor Brad Blitz give evidence on the UK's withdrawal from Afghanistan to the Defence Select Committee.