Livelihood-related migratory practices of refugee families :

A challenge to the integration of refugee children into Mozambique


  • Dério Chirindza O. P. Jindal Global University



Integration of refugees into host countries' National Education System (NES) is becoming increasingly popular. According to recent scholarly research, efforts to integrate refugees into the NES have proven tough. Existing research on refugee children from both the global south and rich nations has identified a variety of educational barriers for refugee children. Recurrent livelihood-related movement habits are one of these barriers. Urban refugee families migrate often within and outside of the city in quest of better living conditions, disrupting their children's integration into public schools. This study uses qualitative methods and a case study research design to focus on urban refugee children in Maputo and Nampula. Integration of refugee children into host countries' NES is crucial because it has the potential to improve their academic or school continuity, stability, access to high-quality education, local integration, and social development.


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Author Biography

Dério Chirindza, O. P. Jindal Global University

Derio Anselmo Chirindza is a PhD candidate at OP. Jindal Global University - India and assistance lecturer of the subject – Inter-African Relations - in Joaquim Chissano University (UJC).



How to Cite

Chirindza, D. (2022). Livelihood-related migratory practices of refugee families : : A challenge to the integration of refugee children into Mozambique. Jindal Journal of International Affairs, 10(1), 1–19.





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