Migrating out of Poverty

Exploring the links between migration and poverty through research, capacity building and policy engagement

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Former partner

The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit

at the University of Dhaka

Based at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, the Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) has been working as a research, training and policy advocacy institution since 1995. The Unit aims to promote good governance in migration by helping policymakers through quality research. RMMRU was a partner of Migrating out of Poverty from 2010 - 2017.

Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU)

Role of Migrating out of Poverty in South Asia

Migrating out of Poverty addresses these issues through commissioning collaborative research in the region. A regional combined studies have been undertaken for countries within the region.

In order to effectively engage with associate partners, Migrating out of Poverty supported the activities of South Asia Migration Research Network (SAMReN) and engaged with regional advocacy groups such as the Migrant Forum in Asia in order to address the regional migration issues through policy advocacy campaigns.

Our Bangladesh partners tweet here @RMMRU

Regional projects

Climate change related migration in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Country Programme [PDF 404.30KB]

Recent Public Service Announcement produced by RMMRU

Awareness on Migration and Youth Aspirations

Articles on RMMRU Uptake specifically on Domestic Worker policy (from Dec 2015)

Draft policy for domestic workers: A significant milestone

Bangladesh Cabinet clears policy for domestic helps

Govt to launch helpline for domestic workers

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