The effects of male out-migration on household food security in rural Nepal.

Janet_Kim, Jeeyon

Stites, Elizabeth

Webb, Patrick

Constas, Mark

Maxwell, Daniel.


  • In Nepal, international migration is a highly gendered phenomenon. Compared to global figures, where women make up about half of the world's migrant population, 90% of Nepalese migrants are men. Many of these men migrate alone to earn wages abroad while their families stay behind. This level of male out-migration in Nepal occurs in a context characterized by widespread food insecurity. This paper ... read more
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