Migration, Gender and Social Justice : Connecting Research and Practice Networks

Gender equality in migration as a policy objective requires an understanding of the intersections between different power structures (gender, class, ethnicity and age) and how they produce different experiences with regard to identity formation, marginalization and social exclusion. But, policy research on migration and women's rights has so far been fragmented, mainly due to the diversity of realities addressed and the multiplicity of disciplinary entry points. Connecting communities of researchers and practitioners could promote more holistic understanding and concerted action in this area.

This grant will facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration between communities of researchers and practitioners in Asia, Africa, Europe and Canada with a view to informing regional and global debates on migration and development.

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Start Date

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

End Date

Monday, April 22, 2013


24 months

IDRC Officer

Thioune, Ramata Aw

Total funding

CA$ 600,000


Europe, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, South America, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Canada


Governance and Justice

Project Leader

Dr Thanh-Dam Truong


Erasmus University Rotterdam

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