Children on the move
31 Aug 2016
Push and Pull Factors Affecting Children in Migration
The drivers of child migration are often multiple, complex, layered and fluid. Our featured experts discuss the implications for research and policy.
Content Summary: drivers often multiple, interacting; varying positive and negative outcomes and drivers; context in country of origin; trafficking and exploitation; common drivers in Central America: violence, poverty and family connections; child’s own sense of the drivers; multi-factorial drivers – climate, instability, discrimination; decision to migrate usually proves wise.