“Highly-skilled migration” in the Netherlands is a largely male affair. This is especially true for Indians who make up the largest group of “highly-skilled” migrants to the country. This blog examines why many of the Indian “expat wives” stay unemployed.
Belonging is a contested issue in the Netherlands. Those who define their identity in ethnic terms are treated with distrust. Why do individuals at times define themselves as ‘Moroccan’ or ‘Turkish’ and does it really make them any less Dutch?