Exploring the role of Gender within Labour Market Integration through North–South Collaboration

The objective of this research project, is to use a reciprocal North-South collaboration to explore the use of gender within labour market integration projects, and the impact this has upon the participation, outcomes and co-production. The project takes cue from insights on international migration in Sweden and rural-urban migration in Kenya to produce new knowledge that can lead to more equal, fair and sustainable outcomes for women. Using local case studies from Gothenburg and Kisumu, the following research questions are pursued: 

1.    How does labour market integration consider and use the concept of gender?
2.    What effect does the use of gender have upon the outcomes for women within labour market integration projects?
3.    How can the use of the concept of gender be improved within labour market integration, in Kenya and Sweden, to provide outcomes for women that are equal, fair and sustainable?

This project is part of the SKILLs collaboration. Read more about the SKILLs project.

Sweden–Kenya Interactive Learning Labs 

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