This publications portal is a repository of all IOM migration and health publications from 2006 to present where IOM was a primary contributor.
Publications include peer-reviewed scientific papers, technical reports, training guides/manuals, policy briefs/discussion papers, factsheets, newsletters, research reviews, conference and poster presentations. These are categorized by topic, author, country/region covered as well as by year, language and type of publication. The map reflects the countries covered by the publications.
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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with Save the Children International (SCI) and Global Affairs Canada, commissioned a study “Social Cost of Migration on Children Left Behind due to Labour Migration”. The objective of this study is to investigate and identify the social costs of migration on children who are left behind when their parents (one or both) migrate internally or internationally for employment. The study identifies the impacts on children associated... Read more
Disaster Management and Climate Change Programme, BRAC and the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), BRAC University
The article addresses the issue of legal guardianship in the context of return of unaccompanied migrant children within the broader perspective of child migration. Despite their apparent greater vulnerability, unaccompanied migrant children are subject to highly politicized debates on immigration policies and child welfare systems taking place in host countries. The article suggests that discussions should move on and tackle the actual challenges faced by legal guardians in host countries, as... Read more
Ana Fonseca, Anna Hardy, Christine Adam
Children and youth migrating – whether between or within countries and whether accompanied by their relatives or not – have become a recognized part of today’s global and mixed migration flows. Nevertheless, in research and policy debates, the migration of children and youth is considered a new area of concern and focus. Information on children who are migrating is consequently little reflected in global debates on migration. Often, academic and policy discussions tend to represent children... Read more
The international community has identified migrant health as a priority area. There is increasing evidence that migrant communities access and use of health care services differently that do host populations and that migrant status is associated with compromised access to healthcare. The health of urban migrants in Nairobi is a particularly important issue, as it is estimated that 500 new migrants arrive in the Eastleight area of NAirobi each week. The Migration Health Division of the IOM... Read more