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Independent migration of children in Ghana

John Kwasi Anarfi

Independent migration of children in Ghana

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Published by Published for Institute of Statistical, Social & Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana by Sundel Services, Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana in Legon, Ghana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare,
  • Internal Migration,
  • Refugee children

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] John K. Anarfi, Stephen O. Kwankye
    ContributionsUniversity of Ghana. Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, Regional Institute for Population Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB2126.8.A3 I54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25095715M
    ISBN 109964750757
    ISBN 109789964750756
    LC Control Number2011348011
    OCLC/WorldCa650536704

      The pages of Ghana's international migration story are filled with contrasts. According to the country's census, the population of 19 million is composed of a mosaic of ethnic groups, virtually all of whom claim to have migrated to Ghana from other regions of Africa. The Castle of St. George d'Elmina and other infamous abodes of the "doors. Fertility in Ghana. A Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of represents the Replacement-Level Fertility: the average number of children per woman needed for each generation to exactly replace itself without needing international immigration.A value below will cause the native population to decline.   Fortunately, readers can now learn the substance of this vast body of research, thanks to the publication of The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy, edited by Independent Institute Senior Fellow Benjamin Powell. Not only does the book discern and assess the scholarly consensus (where one exists Missing: Ghana.


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Get this from a Independent migration of children in Ghana book. Independent migration of children in Ghana. [John Kwasi Anarfi; Stephen O Kwankye; University of Ghana. Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research.; Regional Institute for Population Studies.;].

Iman Hashim is a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex, working on children's independent migration from rural north-eastern Ghana to rural and urban central Ghana. Her current work builds on long-term ethnographic research undertaken in a farming community in north-eastern Ghana, where she focussed on the work Cited by: • The majority of children were positive about their migratory experience.

• Only three were compelled to migrate, the vast majority choosing to undertake migration, either fulfilling their obligations to their elders in doing so or attracted by the educational and work possibilities in the central and southern areas of Size: 34KB.

Independent Child Migration and Education in Ghana Article in Development and Change 38(5) - September with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of it.

Their accounts challenge the normative ideals of what a 'good' childhood is, which often underlie public.

This presentation draws on research with children in Ghana to explore the costs and benefits of migration. Citation Presented at Workshop on Independent. Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of it.

migration in March it was found that, out of a population of children ( boys and girls 3), some 77 children (41 girls and 36 boys) had migrated out of the village without their parents. university of ghana. centre for migration studies. children in migration and migration policy: the ghanaian context.

abena annobea asare () this dissertation is submitted to the university of ghana, legon in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of master of arts migration studies degree. july, Workshop on Independent Child Migrants: Migrants: Policy Debates and Dilemmas which took place on 12 th Septemberat Central Hall, provide an opportunity for researchers and policy makers to exchange views on the independent migration of children and to identify gaps in evidence required to formulate policies.

Children and youth migrating – whether between or within countries and whether accompanied by their relatives or not – have become a recognized part of today’s global and mixed migration flows. Nevertheless, in research and policy debates, the migration of children and youth is considered a new area of concern and focus.

Information on children who are migrating is. children’s independent migration from rural north-eastern Ghana to rural and urban central Ghana. Her current work builds on long-term child-centred ethnographic research undertaken in a farming community in north-eastern Ghana, which examined how boys and girls spend their time, the work that they do and their experiences of Size: KB.

Using a qualitative approach, with the push-pull theory and the new household economics of labour migration framework to examine female migration and its impact on left-behind families in Ghana.

Independent Child Migration From Northern Ghana to Techiman Municipality: Perspectives of 'Kayayie' (Female Children Head Poters) In recent years, the north-south migration of children is on the increase and is gaining popularity in the Ghanaian media especially in Accra and Kumasi.

Previous studies on child migration focused mainly on Author: Effa Rexford Kwaku. Child Migration in Africa by Iman Hashim,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

BibTeX @MISC{Hashim05exploringthe, author = {Iman M Hashim}, title = {Exploring the Linkages between Children’s Independent Migration and Education: Evidence from Ghana}, year = {}}. Chief Director of the Ministry of the Interior of Ghana.

Ghana which was formerly Gold Coast, became independent from British colonial rule on 6th March, It was the first black African colony to achieve Size: 1MB. Central Region, Ghana Abstract The phenomenon of migration in Ghana is not new.

However, the involvement of children and especially, those migrating independent of their parents, is a recent phenomenon. Tracing the trajectories of the journeys children make in Ghana, reveals a north south pattern, similar to that of : Emmanuel Makabu J.

Tamanja. Child Migration in Africa explores the mobility of children without their parents within West Africa. Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of : Iman Hashim.

Independent Child Migration and Education in Ghana Independent Child Migration and Education in Ghana Hashim, Iman INTRODUCTION In the literature on migration, the independent migration of children 1 is generally absent from research agendas. Instead, the context of their movement tends to be subsumed within the literature on family migration.

• Earlier studies by Hashim, (), de Lange (), Imorou () and Staunton et al. () on the migration of children in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Southern Africa respectively support this assertion.

Agency of the Independent Child Migration •. The nexus between child migration and education is varied and complex. While some liken it to an end to the ambitions of migrant children, evidence is emerging to support the contrary. In less developed countries as Ghana, many children migrate to accumulate wealth to finance their education or access well-resourced schools at urban by: 1.

Child Migration in Africa (Africa Now) - Kindle edition by Hashim, Iman, Thorsen, Doctor Dorte. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Child Migration in Africa (Africa Now).Cited by:   In this paper the linkages between children's independent migration and education - formal and non-formal - is explored in a specific context by.

acknowledged, this Long Essay is the outcome of my independent research conducted at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, under the supervision of Pof.

Joseph K. Teye. I, therefore, declare that this Long Essay has neither in part nor in whole been presented to any other institution for academic award.

In their study of independent child migrants from northern Ghana to Accra and Kumasi, Anarfi and Kwankye () investigated three aspects of the north-south independent migration of children namely; the costs and benefits of the migration; the decision-making process, and the coping strategies adopted by the independent child.

Drawing on the experiences of children from rural Burkina Faso and Ghana, the book provides rich material on the circumstances of children's voluntary migration and their experiences of it.

Part of the groundbreaking Africa Now series, Child Migration in Africa is an important and timely contribution to an under-researched area. RELATED INFORMATION. no news_id given UNESCO RESOURCES. Youth Migration and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Empowering the Rural Youth By Charlotte Min-Harris Introduction Sangaré, a poor young farmer from a village in southern Mali, leaves his wife and three children to find stable employment in the capital city File Size: KB.

Surprisingly, this was rather a period of reduced out-migration from northern Ghana. The s and s were also a time of widespread economic crisis, political instability and high food prices in southern Ghana. The adverse conditions in the South made many decide to refrain from migrating.

In those years, many migrants also returned to the. relevant to the Ghana context were integrated into CP programmes and strategies. As a result, the new CP is very well aligned with the SP. The country programme made adjustments to align with the country context and the situation of children and women in Ghana.

Of the 25 results within the five SP goal areas, new areas in the programme are. IT IS A STORY that defies belief. It seems inconceivable that a British government would order the migration of tens of thousands of its children to far- flung corners of the globe, severing, at a Author: MARY BRAID.

The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval West African Ghana Empire. The empire became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana Empire after the title of its emperor, the Ghana. The Empire appears to have broken up following the conquest by the Almoravid General Abu-Bakr Ibn-Umar.A reduced kingdom continued to exist after Almoravid rule ended, and the kingdom was later.

InGhana made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The government secured at least 14 convictions for offenses related to the worst forms of child labor, approved the National Plan of Action Phase II on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor, and launched a strategy to combat child labor in the fishing sector.

2 | Contexts of migration understanding of the young migrants who are the primary focus of the book by when attempting to comprehend fully children’s independent migration.

The communities in which we work are among the poorest in Burkina Faso and Ghana. In Burkina Faso, Pays Bisa is located in Province du Boulgou, Région. Zubaan is an independent feminist publishing house based in New Delhi. We publish academic books, fiction, memoirs and popular nonfiction, as well as books for children and young adults under our Young Zubaan imprint, aiming always to be pioneering, cutting-edge, progressive and inclusive.

Existing alongside the publishing company, the Zubaan. The term 'feminization of international migration' has been used to describe the recent increase in women's independent migration, especially as labourers.

Women's migration, in order to work in the informal sector, including as domestic workers, has shaped this recent trend. Tens of millions of rural “left-behind children (LBC)” in China grow up experiencing prolonged separation from their migrant worker parents.

This study aimed to explore how children are affected by parental migration, from the perspectives of children, parents, and grandparents, focusing on the experiences of prolonged parent-child separation and relationship dynamics in the extended Cited by: 7. All the latest breaking news on refugee crisis.

Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on refugee crisis. The dangers of illegal migration by Nigerians to Europe and other countries are unquantifiable.

For instance, such as in this particular case, women among the illegal migrants have been sexually abused and murdered by those described as people-smuggling.

Second, independent child migration for work will be reduced by factors that improve alternatives to migration. Child labor at home is one possible alternative to migrating.

Thus, influences on child labor will affect independent child migration for work by altering the pressures that push children into by: 6.Ghana has a young age structure, with approximately 57% of the population under the age of Its total fertility rate fell significantly during the s and s but has stalled at around four children per woman for the last few years.

Fertility remains higher in the .The results in Table 3 show the estimates of the contributions of the independent variables to the development of the rural communities. For instance, it can be seen that each increase in using remittances to train children in school translates to one unit increase in effects of rural-urban migration, keeping all other factors by: