Parvati Nair

Writer and Academic

Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael Winterbottom’s 2002 docudrama In this World brought the inside story of international migration to the big screen. In charting the risky, clandestine journey to Europe of two Afghans…

On gender and migration

More than through any other lens, migration foregrounds gender as a construct that is also at once a process in the making. Bombo. UNU-GCM. All rights reserved.There is a curious tendency to conflate gender with women. In the context of migration, a field where gender considerations and clarifications have…