• Migration of Health Workers from Nepal

    Migration of Health Workers from Nepal

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Jeevan Baniya, Neha Choudhary and Ashim Bhattarai

    Published Date: March 2017

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: ILO

    This report provides an overview of the current situation relating to the stock and outflow of Nepali health care workers to third countries. Presenting the findings of a survey with undergraduate medical and nursing students, the report discusses the factors driving Nepali health workers to seek employment opportunities abroad. The report also reviews international as well a..

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  • Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact

    Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Ang Sanu Lama, Jeevan Baniya, Jacob Rinck, Kalpana Jha & Amrita Gurung

    Published Date: March 2017

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: CESLAM

    Based on a study conducted in five districts, this report looks at the impact of labour migration on the economy, society, and politics at the community level. It provides an insight into how remittance is changing the economic outlook of households while highlighting differences between migrant and non-migrant households. The report examines transformations in society caused..

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  • Labouring Under Fire: Nepali Security Contractors in Afghanistan

    Labouring Under Fire: Nepali Security Contractors in Afghanistan

    Author(s): Noah Coburn

    Published Date: July 2016

    Publication Type: Research Paper

    Published by: Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility (CESLAM)

    This paper explores some of the repercussions of Nepali labour migration in times of conflict, arguing that security contracting shares much with other forms of migratory labour but also that the commodification of violence this process entails raises certain opportunities and risks for the contractor that neither the Nepali government nor the internationa..

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  • Labour Migration and Skills Training

    Labour Migration and Skills Training

    Author(s): Prakriti Thami and Ashim Bhattarai

    Published Date: December 2015

    Publication Type: Policy Brief

    Published by: Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility (CESLAM)

    Of the half a million or so Nepalis who left the country for work in 2013/14, nearly three quarters were classified as ‘unskilled’. This tendency of the majority of migrants being poorly trained is a cause for concern since low-skilled and ‘unskilled’ workers are more vulnerable to exploitation and abuse, are accorded fewer job benefits, and face limit..

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  • Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Ashim Bhattarai and Dinesh Pathak

    Published Date: September 2015

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: International Labor Organization

    With more than half a million Nepalis, mainly the youth, leaving the country every year to seek employment opportunities abroad, it has become important to leverage the benefits of migration by examining the labour market situation in both sending and receiving countries. This study presents an in-depth overview of Nepal's labour migration sector in Nepal, including trend..

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  • Migration and Resilience: Experiences from Nepal's 2015 Earthquake

    Migration and Resilience: Experiences from Nepal's 2015 Earthquake

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati with Jeevan Baniya, Anish Bhandari, Ashim Bhattarai, Sambriddhi Kharel, Amrita Limbu, Dinesh Pathak, Nabin Rawal and Prakriti Thami

    Published Date: June 2015

    Publication Type: Research Paper

    Published by: CESLAM

    In the aftermath of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck central Nepal on 25 April 2015, and its aftershocks, particularly a major one of magnitude 7.3 on 12 May 2015, issues related to the links between migration and disaster-preparedness as well as coping strategies adopted by the affected population have come to the fore. To examine such linkages, the Centre for the St..

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  • जोखिमपूर्ण व्यवसाय नेपालका म्यानपावर कम्पनीको उत्तरदायित्व

    जोखिमपूर्ण व्यवसाय नेपालका म्यानपावर कम्पनीको उत्तरदायित्व

    Author(s): एलेनोर टेलर–निकल्सन, सारा पाओलेट्टी, बन्दिता सिजापती र बस्सिना फार्बेनब्लम

    Published Date: January 2015

    Publication Type: नीतिपत्र

    Published by: CESLAM

    वैदेशिक रोजगार ऐन २०६४ ले म्यानपावर एजेन्सीहरुले नयाँ खालका शर्तहरु पूरा गर्नुपर्ने व्यवस्था गर्नुका साथै इजाजत दिने प्रक्रियालाई कडा बनाएको छ । यसमा म्यानपावर कम्पनीले ऐन उल्लंघन गर्दा अपनाइने विशेष खालका प्रावधानहरु पनि रहेका छन् जसमा प्रवासी कामदारलाई दिइने क्षतिपूर्ति र गम्भीर प्रकृतिका उल्लंघनमा म्यानपावर एजेन्सीमा काम गर्ने कर्मचारीहरुलाई मुद्दा चलाउने समेत छन् । यद्यपि..

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  • श्रम प्रवासनमा शोषण — बेचबिखन यसको मात्रा र नेपालमा सुधारको आवश्यकता

    श्रम प्रवासनमा शोषण — बेचबिखन यसको मात्रा र नेपालमा सुधारको आवश्यकता

    Author(s): एलेनोर टेलर–निकल्सन, सारा पाओलेट्टी, बन्दिता सिजापती र बस्सिना फार्बेनब्लम

    Published Date: January 2015

    Publication Type: नीतिपत्र

    Published by: CESLAM

      विदेशमा गम्भीर दुव्र्यवहार, शोषण, बँधुवा र जबर्जस्ती काम गर्नुपरेको गुनासो नेपाली प्रवासी कामदारहरुले प्रत्येक वर्ष गरिरहेका छन् । केही घटनाहरु प्रस्थान गर्नुअघि भएका बलजती, धोखाधडी वा शक्तिको दुरूपयोगसँग सम्बन्धित छन् । यस्ता प्रवासी कामदारहरुलाई बेचबिखन पीडितका रुपमा लिन सकिन्छ । अहिले श्रम प्रवासनका दौरानमा बेचबिखनमा परेका व्यक्तिहरु नेपालको कानुन तथा यसको कार्या..

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  • श्रम प्रवासन एजेन्टस्ः नियमावली, जवाफदेही र विकल्पहरू

    श्रम प्रवासन एजेन्टस्ः नियमावली, जवाफदेही र विकल्पहरू

    Author(s): एलेनोर टेलर–निकल्सन, सारा पाओलेट्टी, बन्दिता सिजापती र बस्सिना फार्बेनब्लम

    Published Date: January 2015

    Publication Type: नीतिपत्र

    Published by: CESLAM

    यापक र अनियन्त्रित रूपमा प्रयोग भइरहेका एजेन्टहरू प्रवासी कामदार पठाउने देशको नीतिका लागि साझा चुनौती बनेका छन् । एजेन्टहरूले प्रवासी कामदारहरुलाई काम खोजिदिएर र कामदार विदेश पठाउने संस्थालाई कामदार सिफारिस गरेर सहयोग गरेका भए पनि कामदारले भोग्नु परेका धेरै समस्या उनीहरुले गर्दा उब्जिएका हुन् । नेपालको कानुन र वैदेशिक रोजगार सम्बन्धी क्षतिपूर्ति दाबी गर्ने संयन्त्रले प्रवासी..

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  • एक्लो र निराश : विदेशमा न्याय खोजिरहेका प्रवासी कामदारका लागि सहयोग

    एक्लो र निराश : विदेशमा न्याय खोजिरहेका प्रवासी कामदारका लागि सहयोग

    Author(s): बन्दिता सिजापती, सारा पाओलेट्टी, एलेनोर टेलर–निकल्सन र बस्सिना फार्बेनब्लम

    Published Date: January 2015

    Publication Type: नीतिपत्र

    Published by: CESLAM

      अन्य देशका प्रवासी कामदारहरुलाई जस्तै नेपालले पनि विदेशमा काम गरिरहेका आफ्ना नागरिकको सुरक्षामा ध्यान देओस् भन्ने माग आन्तरिक र अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय स्तरमै भइरहेको छ । विशेष गरी निम्न ज्याला पाउने उद्योगमा काम गरिरहेका प्रवासी कामदारहरु दुव्र्यवहार र शोषणको जोखिममा रहेका हुन्छन् र उनीहरुसँग कानुनी उपचार गर्न सक्ने स्रोत हुँदैन । नेपालले प्रतिक्रिया दिन थालेको त छ तर आपतका..

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