Impacts of Parental Migration on Children Left Behind

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  • Laxman Singh Kunwar Patan Multiple Campus, TU, Lalitpur, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/cognition.v4i1.46441

Keywords:

Children left behind, remittances, labour migration, wellbeing, education, health

Abstract

Globally, migration has been a common phenomenon. Migration has impacts on global, regional, national, local and household’s level. Migration has both positive and negative effectives, and it depends upon government policies, culture of community and household’s behavior. This article aims to describe the impacts of parental migration on children left behind and it is based on secondary sources of information. Remittances has contributed to improve education and health status of children left behind but at the same time loneliness, and physiological problems are being common negative impacts to children left behind of migrant family. Both positive and negative impacts to children left behind are briefly discussed based on available literature.

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Author Biography

Laxman Singh Kunwar, Patan Multiple Campus, TU, Lalitpur, Nepal

Associate professor of Population Studies

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Published

2022-01-31

How to Cite

Kunwar, L. S. (2022). Impacts of Parental Migration on Children Left Behind. Cognition, 4(1), 34–42. https://doi.org/10.3126/cognition.v4i1.46441

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