Research Project: Impact of International Female Migration in Indonesia

Title: International female migration: What happens to the family when women migrate?

Duration: May, 2015-February, 2017

Funded: British Council Newton Institutional Link Grant 2015-2017

Team: Saseendran Pallikadavath, Amie Kamanda, Kieron Hatton, Ngianga II Kandala (University of Portsmouth)

Keppi Sukesi, M.Faishal Aminuddin, Henny Rosalinda (University of Brawijaya)

Methods: Quantitative analysis of Indonesian Family Life Survey (1993, 1997, 2000, 2007 waves)

Qualitative study of two villages in East Java, Indonesia

Focus:
1. To the study the impact of international female migration on the left-behind:
•Husbands;
•Children and;
•Elderly family members
2.To study the impact of international female migration on their own  wellbeing – social, economic, health
3.To study the impact of international female migration on household economic situation – poverty, improving economic condition etc.

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