Migration of Dalit Women Domestic Workers from Andhra Pradesh to the Gulf Countries

Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), University of Guelph

Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC)

Registration Required

Hosts

Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), University of Guelph

Languages

English
English

Channels

Gender

Human Rights

Virt India

This webinar will present findings from a study that sought to understand the local forces and challenges that induce women to migrate from villages in India to Gulf countries as domestic workers. Comparing Dalit and non-Dalit women, the study used quantitative and qualitative data to understand changes in socio-economic status of women migrant workers. 

 

Speakers:

-Shailaja Menon, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies of Ambedkar University Delhi

-Yamanapalli Sreenivasulu, Faculty in the Centre for Economics and Social Studies (CESS) Hyderabad.

 

Hosts

Canada India Research Centre for Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), University of Guelph