Gender, Family, and Migration


Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 6:30pm to 8:00pm



In the last of this four-part series, local and global humanitarian experts will provide insights on policy priorities and challenges. Joint Harvard Club of Dallas and SMU Tower Center Program.

A special welcome to the Yale and Princeton Clubs of Dallas.

Most scholarship has been focused on the male narrative in the migration story while ignoring the roles women play; roles which often involve caring for children left behind, financially providing for their families, as well as their own journeys toward safety and better economic prospects. What is the unique role of women in the migration process and the relationship between gender and migration? How have migration trends changed over the last few decades and what can we expect looking forward? Join our discussion with Caroline Brettell as she unpacks decades of research in her latest book “Gender and Migration.” Learn about the event here.


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