Internal Displacement in South Asia: The Relevance of the UN's Guiding Principles
Paula Banerjee, Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Samir Kumar Das, Bishnu Adhikari
SAGE Publications, 2005 - 370 Seiten
This book deals with the situation of internally displaced people - those who have been forcibly displaced by natural disasters or development projects.
Each chapter is a case study authored by specialists from seven countries - India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mayanmar and Afghanistan. The latter two countries have been included for their shared ethnic continuities with people of the neighbouring countries. The authors provide recommendations on how to minimize the insecurity of the displaced, as well as suggesting early warning systems as preventive measures to forestall displacement at the outset.
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CRG has played a significant role in mobilizing the awareness of the academic
community , and also the public , to the problem of internal displacement in the
South Asia region , thereby contributing to the overall international effort to
In so far as the creation of national borders could not make many of these pre -
existing ethnic spaces completely obsolescent , South Asia's living linkages with
West or South East Asia can hardly be exaggerated . It was this consideration
that all the countries of South Asia are signatories to CEDAW with some
reservations but not of the proportion that it negates the overarching principles ,
and therefore the onus of being gender sensitive in their attitude and
programmes is on ...
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