Tuesday, December 1 / 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM   •   Acropolis 4

Session 69:
Female Migration: Patterns, Adaptation and Lifestyle

Discussant: Elhakim A. Ibrahim, Obafemi Awolowo University
Chair: Blessing Mberu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  1. Housing ownership among female migrants in South Africa: the case of metropolitan and non-metropolitan areasPhilomene Nsengiyumva, University of the Western Cape ; Gabriel G. Tati, University of the Western Cape

  2. Migrant women, transnational relations and social change: how do Senegalese women combine migration with family life?Nathalie Mondain, Université d'Ottawa

  3. The life of the female migrants around the Agbogbloshie, Kwasiajaso and Malata markets in the Greater Accra regionMorkor Akita, University of Ghana

  4. Sex and remittance practice: challenges of female internal migrant in NigeriaErinfolami Temitope, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Akanni I. Akinyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University ; Halilu Pai, National Population Commission, Nigeria

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