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FY 2016/2017 Research Topic: B-1-03
Female International Migration: A Case of Nurse Migration from Kerala, India


This research aims to understand female international migration with a focus on nurse migration from Kerala, India. Based on a survey of nurses, this research project will explore the factors, processes and consequences of Kerala nurse migration by paying attention to the migration patterns, gender aspects, and a wide range of other factors. Moreover, the socio-economic impact of migration on the household, as well as on the economy, will be investigated.


April 2015 - March 2017

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] TSUJITA Yuko
[ Co-researchers ] ODA Hisaya (Professor, Ritsumeikan University)
[ Co-researchers ] RAJAN, Irudaya S. (Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram)
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