A transnational job market is emerging in the field of providing care for people in their own homes. The care migrants caring for people in private households in German-speaking Switzerland are predominantly women from Germany and EU member states in Eastern Europe. Several projects are investigating the phenomenon known as care migration.
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Care migration in private homes involves new challenges: Migrants from abroad come to Switzerland to work in private households. Care migration and transnational care bring new social challenges.
Current and completed projects at a glance.