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Recent Research from Across the Continent


May 11, 2021
Categories: news

  The African Human Mobility Review published a series of thought-provoking articles in April 2021 [1]. Interestingly three of the five articles in the edition of the AHMR focus on migrant women. To get an idea of what the AHMR is consider the following:  The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human mobility...

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Determinants of Healthy Aging in Internally Displaced Communities in Nigeria


Jan 12, 2021
Categories: news

How we age and our health prospects is an issue that concerns everyone, and it is further interesting to look at different populations to assess what factors influence healthy aging. In SIHMA’s African Human Mobility Review Journal Adebayo O.M. Makanju and Hafiz T.A. Khan explore and consider the determinants of Healthy Aging in Internally Displaced Communities in Nigeria.   The article may be summarised...

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Female Migrants in the Informal Sector (Ghana)


Sep 15, 2020
Categories: news

Of the 272 million migrants worldwide, 47.9% of them are females (1). Most are workers in the informal business sector, and oftentimes face different challenges than their male counterparts (2). Published in the most recent African Human Mobility Review, Fabian Sebastian Achana and Augustine Tanle of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, document the circumstances, motivations, lived experiences, and future aspirations of female migrants engaged in informal sector businesses in...

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