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An Exploratory Study on Labour Recruitment and Migrant Worker Protection Mechanisms in West Africa: The Case of Côte d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal

This study seeks to shed light on the situation of ethical recruitment and labour migration in West Africa by assessing current recruitment practices and migrant worker protection mechanisms in place in the following case study countries: Côte d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. This study explores and critically examines the existing evidence base on key aspects of the topic to inform potential policy and programmatic responses designed to enhance labour migration impacts for current and potential migrant workers located in as well as originating from West Africa.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Analysis
Target Audience
Academia
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Source / Publisher
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Language
English
French
Geographic Scope
Regional
Sub-regional
Country
Country
Côte d’Ivoire
Gambia, The
Ghana
Nigeria
Senegal
Region
Africa
Sub Regions
Western Africa
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
GCM Objectives
6
7
Cross Cutting Theme
Rule of law and due process
Whole-of-government approach
Whole-of-society approach
SDGs
SDG.8 - Decent Work And Economic Growth
Keywords
Labour migration
Status
Published

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