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dc.contributor.authorHettige, A.T.-
dc.contributor.authorEkanayaka, Asela-
dc.contributor.authorJayasekara, Banthi-
dc.identifier.citationAnnual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, December 2015en_US
dc.description.abstractThe reintegration of returnee migrant workers in Sri Lanka is a highly challenging process. The overall reintegration program requires strong national and local capacities to deliver services and to harness the development impact of return migration. Therefore, any ad-hoc attempt to do the reintegration may create scepticism among returnees. Programmes should consider satisfaction of migrants' needs in each of the phases (pre-departure, departures, on-arrival and in-service) of their return process, as well as the needs and potentials of communities after return. Reintegration has two interrelated aspects, namely socio-cultural and the economic. Without socio-cultural reintegration, the economic reintegration will be a nightmare. Sociocultural learning that migrant workers espoused at the countries that they were working may change the behaviour and lifestyle of them.en_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Colomboen_US
dc.subject: Reintegration of migrants, foreign domestic workers, return- migrant communitiesen_US
dc.titleReintegration of returned domestic workers in Sri Lanka: from challenges to opportunities within the communityen_US
dc.typeResearch abstracten_US
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