The Implications of Migration for Gender and Care Regimes in the South

Abstract

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 and households.

This paper was prepared for the UNRISD – IOM – IFS project on Social Policy and Migration in Developing Countries.

Citation

33 pp.

The Implications of Migration for Gender and Care Regimes in the South

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