Call for papers on mobility, gender and family relations for flagship report

ESPMI Network

UN Women has issued a call for papers on how human mobility and the distancing of family members across places and borders shape gender and generational dynamics within families, for its flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women (Progress) (http://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/progress-of-the-worlds-women ). The deadline for receiving proposals is 29 July, 5 p.m.EDT (UTC–4).

The next edition of Progress, themed “Families in a Changing World,” will look at how laws, policies and public action can support families in ways that enable women’s rights to resources, bodily integrity and voice. To understand how gender and generational relations within families are (re)defined and (re)negotiated in response to broader economic, social and political shifts, the report will include a chapter on families in the context of migration and mobility, including refugee flows and asylum-seekers.

UN Women is seeking regionally diverse, empirically grounded and innovative research on human mobility, gender and family relations to inform…

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