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Validation Workshop to share research findings on Social Cost of Migration on Children Left Behind due to Labour Migration
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A validation workshop to share the research findings on “Social Cost of Migration on Children Left Behind due to Labour Migration” was held on 5th October 2016, at IOM Dhaka office. The research has been commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with Save the Children International (SCI) and Global Affairs Canada. The research study is jointly being conducted by Disaster Management and Climate Change (DMCC), BRAC and Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), BRAC University.
The study aimed to identify the impacts of labour migration (internal/international) on left behind children at a household/community/social level and linkages with general wellbeing, social orientation, protection and rights of a children.
Dr Muhammad Musa, Executive Director, BRAC and Mr Abdusattor Esoev, Senior Programme Manager, IOM Bangladesh inaugurated the workshop. Dr Ainun Nishat Professor Emeritus, BRAC University, presented the research findings on behalf of the team. The research study will be finalized based on the feedback at the workshop and the report will be launched later this year.