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)

Contact
Regional Office Dakar, RODakar-DataResearch@iom.int
Language
English
Location
West and Central Africa, West and Central Africa
Period Covered
Dec 01 2019 -
Jun 30 2020
Activity
  • Other
  • Survey

Summary

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.