A project implemented by the Hri Institute for Southasian Research and Exchange, a unit of The Southasia Trust, Kathmandu.
So FAR FROM HOME
Academic migration studies have by and large focussed on economic and social conditions, attempting to analyse the phenomenon through statistical data. Less attention has been paid to the human face of migration: personal testimonies and the unique individual experiences of people; their memories and shifting identities. Even more marginalised has been the gender dimension of migration and women
The project, “SO FAR FROM HOME: NEPALI MIGRANTS TELL THEIR STORIES: Voices of women workers from the informal sector’, has been implemented by The Hri Institute for Southasian Research and Exchange, a unit of The Southasia Trust, in the context of DanChurchAid’s (DCA) Migrants’ Rights Programme in South and Southeast Asia, with implementation support from WOREC and POURAKHI, and with funding support from DCA and Stichting Rotterdam.More
Nepali Migrants in India
The histories of Nepal and India are inextricably linked through socio-cultural, territorial, economic and political ties over the centuries. Today, Nepal shares a border with India which is over 1850-km-long, and historical exchanges in these borderlands must be seen in the light of the demarcation –or the ambiguity thereof– of the India-Nepal border prior to the expansion of the British East India Company in the Subcontinent. More