West and Central Africa — Sub-Regional Study on the Debt of Migrants Assisted with Voluntary Return and its Impact on the Sustainability of Reintegration in Countries of Origin (2020)

31 Mar 2021 West and Central Africa English Download

This report provides detailed results of a study, conducted by IOM in 2020 in Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Guinea and The Gambia. The report assesses the levels, types and modalities of debts incurred by migrants throughout their migration journey, focusing on economic as well as 'social' and 'moral' debt. The report also explores the impact of migrants' debt on their reintegration in their host communities. 


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