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Children on the move

31 Aug 2016

Insights and Lessons from Recent Experience

In-depth discussion of child migration inevitably uncovers many unexpected lessons, many of which offer new opportunities to improve inquiry and expand knowledge. This video collects some of these lessons.    

Content Summary: children left behind by migrating parents; refugees lack clear idea about destination; family reunification; tensions post family reunification; seeking anonymity, avoiding stigma; mobile technology and migrant experience; mobile as tool for panel data collection; benefits of NGO cooperation across borders for protection; solidarity between receiving populations and migrant arrivals; benefits of accepting migrating populations; dependence of industries on migrant labor; resilience of migrants, bringing many resources to new communities.