Migration

Migrant workers are among the most vulnerable people in the world. In sending countries like Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nigeria, and India, people seeking work abroad frequently experience exploitative practices. Their vulnerability is driven by their dependence on a network of unlicensed and unscrupulous recruiters, sub-agents, and local brokers. Combined with asymmetrical migration information, low- and semi-skilled …

New research: How Seefar’s ethical recruitment services are protecting migrants Read More »

Our latest report on ‘Best practices in irregular migration awareness-raising campaigns’ is an in-depth exploration of why campaigns have not succeeded in the past in achieving their objectives, and what they can do to ensure they are achieved in the future.  The research, commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs, explored 20 existing communication campaigns seeking to raise awareness of the risks of irregular migration funded by EU member states.
Between a global pandemic and fierce industry competition, many Engineering & Construction businesses are facing difficult decisions ahead that will deeply impact their migrant workforce. A research study from Seefar’s specialist recruiter The Ethical Recruitment Agency (TERA) lays out how companies can better support migrant workers while also improving their business outputs and productivity. COVID-19 …

Basic labour standards can improve E&C businesses and strengthen their migrant workforce, says study from The Ethical Recruitment Agency (TERA) Read More »

The lack of good job opportunities at home drives millions of people to seek work abroad and can discourage migrants from considering returning to their home countries. In pursuing better jobs and economic opportunties, migrants often end up in situations of trafficking, modern slavery and irregular mirgrant status.  Vulnerabilities begin at the earliest stages of …

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Seefar’s past research as part of the IMREF consortium has shown that a lack of trust in humanitarian organisations affects migrants’ willingness to seek available assistance. However, evidence on the factors shaping migrants’ trust in humanitarian actors and how organisations can effectively mitigate this access barrier is limited. This study therefore provides an improved understanding …

Exploring migrants’ trust in humanitarian organisations Read More »

Les recherches menées par Seefar dans le cadre du consortium IMREF ont montré que le manque de confiance dans les organisations humanitaires affecte la volonté des migrants de rechercher l’aide disponible. Cependant, les preuves sur les facteurs qui façonnent la confiance des migrants dans les acteurs humanitaires et sur la façon dont les organisations peuvent …

Exploration de la confiance accordée aux organisations humanitaires par les migrants Read More »

Our latest report on the effects of COVID-19 on migration looks at how the global pandemic is changing attitudes and behaviours of potential migrants in Edo State, Nigeria – and what these changes mean for supporting them in their migration decision-making and reducing their vulnerability to human trafficking. After exploring the impact of COVID-19 on …

COVID-19, migration intentions and human trafficking in Benin City, Nigeria Read More »

Cette étude examine les relations entre les communautés locales et les migrants en transit à Agadez, au Niger et à Gao, au Mali. Agadez et Gao sont deux importants centres de transit migratoire au Sahel, où l’ampleur de la programmation en matière de développement et d’aide humanitaire a considérablement augmenté au cours des cinq dernières …

Comprendre les relations entre les communautés locales et les migrants à Gao et Agadez Read More »

This study examines the relations between local communities and transit migrants in Agadez, Niger and Gao, Mali. Agadez and Gao are two important migration transit hubs in the Sahel where the scale of development and humanitarian programming has increased significantly in the past five years. Findings draw on a desk review of 58 sources, semi-structured …

Understanding Relations between Local Communities and Transit Migrants in Gao and Agadez Read More »

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