Intercultural Guide for Working with Families of People from Third Countries (Unofficial translation)
[28/03/2013] [Lithuania] [Report] [Lithuanian]
Posted by : Country Coordinator Lithuania
Authors : International Organization for Migration, Vilnius
This publication is intended for specialists working in different fields, who meet the families of citizens from Third Countries in the course of their work. This practical publication gives special attention to recognising relations within families from different cultural zones ‒ Africa, Asia (China, Japan), the Caucasus, India, Oceania, and Islamic countries. Topics covered include cultural differences in the sense of family concepts, traditions, male and female roles in the family, how children are valued, different ways of raising children. Information is also provided on the legal basis regulating international families, on the legal status of children of aliens and the peculiarities of the security of their rights, conciliation mediation, court implementation problems and practice. The publication also provides a brief overview on the psychological consequences of migration that specialists meeting migrant families need to be aware of, and how institutions providing support to the citizens of Third Countries might cooperate.
Source : www.iom.lt