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Labour Migration for Decent Work in Afghanistan: Issues and Challenges
(2013)
  • PIYASIRI WICKRAMASEKARA
  • NILIM BARUAH
Abstract

This publication addresses the issue of moving from a refugee and informal movement framework to a formal labour migration system in Afghanistan. It discusses the trends and profile of migration from Afghanistan, the institutional and legislative framework for labour migration, protection and support services for migrant workers and the key challenges now and in the future. On the basis of the review, it identifies critical areas for improving policies for expansion of labour migration for decent work in Afghanistan - a key priority of the Afghan government.

Keywords
  • labour migration / international migration / promotion of employment / employment creation / labour demand / migrant worker / decent work / Afghanistan
Publication Date
October, 2013
Publisher
ILO REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
ISBN
9789221280002
Citation Information
PIYASIRI WICKRAMASEKARA and NILIM BARUAH. Labour Migration for Decent Work in Afghanistan: Issues and Challenges. BANGKOK(2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/piyasiri_wickramasekara/11/