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Migration: Labor and Remittances: South Asia
(1,753 words)

Introduction

South Asia is often seen as a region of promise and yet massive poverty. While it made substantial progress in terms of social indicators of development, mainly health and education, the growth of people under absolute poverty has also increased alarmingly over the last decade. Women in t…

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Afsar, Rita, “Migration: Labor and Remittances: South Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0266b>
First published online: 2009



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