• Enhancing Employment Centric Growth in Nepal

    Enhancing Employment Centric Growth in Nepal

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati

    Published Date: April 2014

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: International Labor Organization

    Growth aimed at creating employment is considered one of the main conduits for sustainable economic development and poverty reduction. This is particularly the case in countries like Nepal, which is experiencing significant demographic shifts as well as a structural transformation of the economy, cycles of political instability, poverty and inequality, all of which have led t..

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  • वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र – मलेसिया

    वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र – मलेसिया

    Published Date: July 2013

    Publication Type: Legal Brief

    Published by: CESLAM

    यस जानकारी पत्रले मलेसियामा काम गर्न जाने नेपाली कामदारका अधिकार र जिम्मेवारीको सूचना दिन्छ ।

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  • वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र - कतार

    वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र - कतार

    Published Date: July 2013

    Publication Type: Legal Brief

    Published by: CESLAM

    यस जानकारी पत्रले कतारमा काम गर्न जाने नेपाली कामदारका अधिकार र जिम्मेवारीको सूचना दिन्छ ।

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  • वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र – युएई

    वैदेशिक रोजगारीका लागि जानकारी पत्र – युएई

    Published Date: July 2013

    Publication Type: Legal Brief

    Published by: CESLAM

    यस जानकारी पत्रले युएईमा काम गर्न जाने नेपाली कामदारका अधिकार र जिम्मेवारीको सूचना दिन्छ ।

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  • Migration for Labour and its Impact on Farm Production in Nepal

    Migration for Labour and its Impact on Farm Production in Nepal

    Author(s): Amina Maharjan, Seigfried Bauer and Beatrice Knerr

    Published Date: June 2013

    Publication Type: Working Paper

    Published by: CESLAM

    Even though Nepal is predominantly an agrarian country, migration is increasingly becoming an important livelihood strategy for farm households in rural Nepal. Migrants head out to various destinations, which, for the purpose of this study, have been broadly categorised into India and overseas. Despite the rise in this phenomenon, little is understood about the impact of migr..

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  • Taken for Granted: Nepali Migration to India

    Taken for Granted: Nepali Migration to India

    Author(s): Sanjay Sharma and Deepak Thapa

    Published Date: June 2013

    Publication Type: Working Paper

    Published by: CESLAM

    Traditionally, Nepalis have worked for the Indian state, both as part of its famed Gorkha regiments and the civil service; in the private sector as security guards; as domestic workers; and as manual labourers in mines, tea estates and dairy farms. Recently, there have also been the twin phenomena of a large number of student migrants from Nepal to India and of second-generat..

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  • The Mobility of Permanence: The Process of Relocating to Kathmandu

    The Mobility of Permanence: The Process of Relocating to Kathmandu

    Author(s): Andrew Nelson

    Published Date: March 2013

    Publication Type: Working Paper

    Published by: CESLAM

    This paper addresses the experience of physical mobility in a recently settled locality on the urban periphery of western Kathmandu. Residents tend to understand their new position in the city as a residence, or basāĩ, in relation to a more permanent home, or ghar. Interestingly, the tension between basāĩ and ghar extends far beyond one’s current residence in Kathmandu..

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  • Perils and Prospects of International Nurse Migration from Nepal

    Perils and Prospects of International Nurse Migration from Nepal

    Author(s): Radha Adhikari

    Published Date: May 2012

    Publication Type: Policy Brief

    Published by: CESLAM

    The shortage of healthcare workers in the countries of the Global North has lured many nurse professionals from Nepal to pursue international careers that are relatively better paid and highly regarded in contemporary Nepali society. A combination of factors in both sending and receiving countries has influenced and facilitated the international migration of nurses from Nepal..

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  • कफाला प्रणाली र नेपाली घरेलु कामदारमा यसको असर

    कफाला प्रणाली र नेपाली घरेलु कामदारमा यसको असर

    Author(s): रुजा बज्राचार्य र बन्दिता सिजापती

    Published Date: March 2012

    Publication Type: नीतिपत्र

    Published by: CESLAM

    आफू  र आफ्ना परिवारको सुनौलो भविष्यको खोजीमा प्रत्येक महिना १६ हजारभन्दा बढी नेपाली कामदारहरू कामको खोजीमा खाडी समन्वय परिषद् (गल्फ कोअपरेसन काउन्सिल) का सदस्य मुलुकहरूमा पुग्दछन् । धेरैजसो कामदारले त्यहाँ रोजगार पाउनका निम्ति धेरै पैसा तिरेका हुन्छन् । तर उनीहरूलाई त्यहाँको कानुन र नीति–नियमका बारेमा त्यति थाहा हुँदैन । यीमध्ये सबैभन्दा महत्वपूर्ण कुरा कफाला..

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  • The Kafala System and Its Implications for Nepali Domestic Workers

    The Kafala System and Its Implications for Nepali Domestic Workers

    Author(s): Rooja Bajracharya and Bandita Sijapati

    Published Date: March 2012

    Publication Type: Policy Brief

    Published by: CESLAM

    Over 16,000 Nepali migrant workers leave every month for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in search of employment opportunities and better livelihood options for themselves and their families. Most of these workers reach their destinations after paying exorbitant recruitment fees but without much knowledge about the laws and regulations of those countries. Perh..

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