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Independent Child Migration

The issue of independent child migrants: children or young people who migrate without their parents, usually accords the children or youth no agency, and portrays them as dependents if not victims.  Within the policy context these children may be labelled unaccompanied minors. The research included within this catalogue will attempt to highlight the studies that do consider the agency of the child migrant. The children's perspectives, their voices, and experiences, their role and expectations of them all provide various understanding of independent child migration that is very different from the narrow discourse of trafficking and forced child labour.  The positives and negatives of independent child migration, on the child and their development are explored in much of the research here.

Children speak out: Trafficking Risk and Resilience in South East Europe. Montenegro Report

Author: I.Kovacevic; V.Mirovic;

Publication date: 01/05/2007

Abstract:

Trafficking is a relatively silent issue in Montenegro. No official statistics have been produced on the number of...

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Children Working Beyond Their Localities

Author: R. Huijsmans

Publication date: 2008

Abstract:

Due to copyright law this article can only be accessed via the publisher's website. To access the article, please...

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Children's Independent Movements in the era of HIV/AIDS pandemic

Author: E.O.Nyambedha

Publication date: 12/09/2007

Abstract:

This presentation explores the social impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on independent child migrants. It raises...

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Children's migration for work in Bangladesh: The extra- and intra-household factors that shape 'choice' and 'decision-making'

Author: Karin Heissler

Publication date: 24/06/2008

Abstract:

This article presents findings from fieldwork carried out for my D.Phil thesis on ‘choice' in children's...

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Children's Work and Independent Child Migration: A Critical Review

Author: E. Edmonds; M. Shrestha

Publication date: 2009

Abstract:

This review considers the evidence from child labour research that is relevant to understanding independent child...

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