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Libya slave trade: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Share via Social Media…The video footage of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libya has provoked outrage among Africans, non-Africans and within regional bodies and the international community. Coincidentally, migration is said to be one of the topical issues on agenda of this week’s fifth triennial African Union-European Union summit in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. […]

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Putting a spotlight on the high cost of low-wage labour migration

Putting a spotlight on the high cost of low-wage labour migration

Share via Social Media…From 10th – 13th July, I had the opportunity of teaching at the International Training Center (ITC) of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) in Turin, Italy. The Labour Migration Academy brings together various stakeholders working on migration and employment issues. My session focused on trends of youth migration and employment, why they […]

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My review of ‘Child and youth migration: mobility-in-migration in an era of globalization’

My review of ‘Child and youth migration: mobility-in-migration in an era of globalization’

Share via Social Media…My review of ‘Child and youth migration: mobility-in-migration in an era of globalization’ by AngelaVeale and Giorgia Donà, is published in Children’s Geographies and can be accessed via this eprint link : http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/RHr7S7RJbVJgtuMgkbz7/full   excerpt from the article: …..”emphasis on mobility, and therefore the experiences of less-and-more mobile people, and consequently the way neoliberal and […]

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The American Dream: Between Hope and Despair

The American Dream: Between Hope and Despair

Share via Social Media…It might be time to retune back home … as the popular saying goes : – no matter how far away you roam, there’s no place like home! About three weeks ago, while I was in the heat of preparing and participating in some eight seminars as part of my Masters Degree […]

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