In this article I focus on a still unknown form of gendered forced return migration: migrant women and youngsters are left behind in their country of origin by their husbands and fathers, particularly during the summer holliday. I will argue that the transnational context of marriage migration creates a deteriorated power balance in favour of men to the detriment of women.
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Ikhilaf Journal of Critical Humanities and Social Studies.|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
- forced return migration, being left behind, transnational ties, power balance, women's agency
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