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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.

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WHO ARE THE EXPERTS?

Jacqueline Bhabha Jacqueline Bhabha
Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Mike Dottridge Mike Dottridge
Independent Expert
Andrea Rossi Andrea Rossi
Sr. Social Policy Specialist, UNICEF Mozambique Country Office
Simon Parker Simon Parker
Director, University of York. School of Social and Political Science
Victoria Rietig Victoria Rietig
Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute