This paper analyses the implications of migration for gender relations
and care provisioning in developing countries. It assesses the
applicability of key concepts such as the “global care chain” and ethics
of care for migration in countries of the South. The paper draws lessons
for policy makers with regard to care-related needs of migrant families
This paper was prepared for the UNRISD – IOM – IFS project on Social
Policy and Migration in Developing Countries.
The Implications of Migration for Gender and Care Regimes in the South