Au pairs in the Netherlands

Migration and integration / Employment-migration

Au pairs in the Netherlands

cultural exchange or labour migration? (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

The purpose of the au pair scheme is to give young people from outside the European Union the opportunity to become acquinted with Dutch society and culture. The au pair lives with a host family, and in exchange for the facilities the host family offers such as board & lodging and a monthly allowance, he or she performs light householc cores and/or babysits the children.
The purpose of this study is first of all to ascertain wheter the au pair scheme is being used improperly and, if so, to what extent and in what way.

Publication data

Author(s):
Schans, J.M.D., Galloway, M., Lansang, L.
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2014
Series:
Cahiers 2014-02

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