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How female migrants use entrepreneurship to create meaningful places of connection: A look at Ukrainian women in Poland

New research shows that female migrants are using entrepreneurship to challenge ethnic and gender discrimination. Focusing on the beauty sectors in Poland and through 10 qualitative interviews with Ukrainian female migrant entrepreneurs, this research identified patterns that impact their businesses strategies and what their business activity means to them. What it found: more than just […]

How migrants’ social remittances have empowered women in Turkey?

Social remittances are ideas, know-how, norms, values, knowledge, behaviour, practices and skills that migrants bring home with them or that they send home from abroad. These can promote or deter development in home countries, (Levitt, 1998, 2001, and Levitt and Lamba-Nieves, 2011).  Levitt (2001) argues that social remittances are, in fact, more important than financial […]