Amira Ahmed’s research spans migration, gender and sexualities, religion, community development, human trafficking, and paid domestic work.
Through scholarly work and experience as a practitioner (e.g. with IOM), she gained expertise in research methodologies in migration and feminist/gender analysis. Her PhD thesis (2010) offers a comparative analysis of Egyptian and refugees women performing paid domestic work in Cairo. Her most recent publication (2021) focuses on highly-skilled African migrants. She has conducted research with migrants living in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, the US, the UK, and Jordan.
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