What do we know about labour migration in Dolakha, Nepal?

Published Date: October 2016

This briefing note offers new evidence on labour migration in Dolakha, a district in the Central Development Region of Nepal. This study is part of a larger programme of research on labour migration and forced labour from Nepal. Evidence includes key characteristics of migrant households and returnee migrants, including local prevalence of labour migration, and findings on remittances, mobile phone use, common work sectors and reported injuries. Study results suggest priority intervention target groups and insights for programmes and policies to support safer migration and reduce the risk of migration-related abuses, including forced labour and human trafficking.

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