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    Vulnerabilities in urban protracted displacement: exploring the roles of space and time

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018
    This Operational Practice Paper explores how better understandings of the ways in which the functioning of cities as systems interacts with the vulnerabilities, exposure to risks and ultimately, wellbeing of vulnerable communities can inform more effective humanitarian and development practice.
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    Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing

    BRIDGE, 2016
    In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the migration experience.
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    Migration and remittances in South Asia

    South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics & Environment, 2009
    Global migration flows have increased in magnitude and complexity due to economic and human security factors, both at sending and receiving ends. This paper explores the trends, nature and role of migration and remittances in South Asian economies.
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    Internal displacement: global overview of trends and developments in 2009

    Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2010
    This document provides a comprehensive review of the 2009 situation of internally displaced people (IDPs). The paper aims to provide information on these different situations from regional and country-specific perspectives, while providing an analysis of the different situations of IDPs globally.
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    Making migration work for development

    Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2009
    The report is a summary of six years of investigation into migration policy and practice. It encompasses thematic and regional reviews of emerging migration issues and policies as well as targeted empirical field research in a number of countries in West Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and South-East Europe.
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    For better implementation of migrant children’s rights in South Africa

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
    What is the legal and policy framework governing the provision of rights to migrant children in South Africa? What institutional capacity exists for responding to the needs of children who areaffected by migration? What level of access to services do child migrants enjoy and what are the
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    Statelessness and the benefits of citizenship: a comparative study

    Oxford Brookes University, UK, 2009
    Sixty years after the international community embedded the right to nationality in the human rights architecture, approximately twelve million people around the world remain stateless. What are the hurdles to overcoming statelessness and how has citizenship made a qualitative difference in the lives of formerly excluded groups?
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    Staying behind when husbands move: women’s experiences in India and Bangladesh

    Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2009
    The study of the difficulties faced by those who stay behind when a member of their household migrates temporarily are under-researched in migration studies. The aim of this briefing is to summarise the effects of the temporary absence of migrant men on women’s livelihoods in rural West Bengal, India, and northern Bangladesh.
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    World population highlights: key findings from PRB’s 2008 world population data sheet

    Population Reference Bureau, 2008
    During the 20th Century, nearly 90 percent of population growth took place in countries classified as less developed countries (LDCs). This remarkable development resulted from an unprecedented decline in death rates in LDCs brought about by the spread of public health measures, health care, and disease prevention.
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    Distress seasonal migration and its impact on children’s education in india

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    There are still many categories of children in India for whom adequate and appropriate strategies are not in place for their effective education. One such category are the children of seasonal migrants.

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