Internal Migration and Human Development

Author : UNICEF | 2012
Published By: UNICEF India, UNESCO

Internal migration can expand people’s freedoms and capabilities and make substantial contributions to human development in terms of improved incomes, education and health. Although migration can potentially benefit migrants and their families, there are also heavy costs and risks that compromise the potentially positive outcomes of migration. Internal migrants play a major role in sustaining and building India’s economy, but their contribution remains unrecognized because of lack of data.

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