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Gendered Strategies among Migrants from Northern Ghana

 

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Ghana is not an exception as migration has become a common household survival strategy and the ?basic survival? strategy for individuals and families to enable them cope with difficult economic conditions. However, migration from the Northern Regions (comprising the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions) of the country to the economically rich regions in the Southern part of Ghana (particularly the Greater Accra Region) has been taking place for a very long time due to environmental problems, ethnic conflicts and endemic poverty. Men have dominated the process of migration from the North to the South to supply labour in the cocoa farms, industries and mining centres. Historically, the few women involved in the migration process have usually migrated to join their husbands. However, the trend has changed since the 1980s with more women migrating independently to urban centres in Southern Ghana to work as head porters (kaya yei) and in other jobs such as petty trading and housemaids.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC99666
AuthorMariama Zaami
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages120
Publishing Year2011-11-30T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3846555231
Edition1 st
Book TypeGeography
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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