Money Plays great role in family “care” in Global South: Prof. Supriya Singh

Published Date:   Sunday, Feb 21, 2016

Money Plays great role in family “care” in Global South: Prof. Supriya Singh

Speaking at the plenary session title “Industry, Academics and Government” as a part of the International Conference organized by Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism at India International Centre, New Delhi during 20-21 February 2016, Prof. Supriya Singh of RMIT University, Australia talked about how the topic “Government, Community and Industry pose challenge for Academics. She talked about the importance of “Money” in care giving in the transnational world. She mentioned that the biggest challenge for both policy and academia is to have a measurement of two way flow of money or remittances. She lamented that there is still not much work done to have quantifiable measurement of out flow of money. According to her, if the remittance is measured properly then the narratives will change. Overtime, India’s strength has been changing. Money is a medium of relationship in Global South is not just something related to market only, but rather related to “care” in family. 

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