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Indian Labor Migrants in Lebanon: A Comparative Study of Migrants from Punjab and Tamil Nadu. Seema Gaur, Prem Saxena


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5 hours ago, MisterrSingh said:

As someone observed a few weeks ago, they're going to be in trouble when it comes to their daughters and a certain predatory brown minority. They don't see it, though.

I think the Dads might be able to do a reasonable job in protecting their daughters, but it will also require the Mums to be open about the issues that their daughters need to be wary of

5 hours ago, Ranjeet01 said:

Let them learn the hard way.

I'd prefer they don't have to learn the hard way !

'Freshies' attend the Gurdwara in high numbers, right? Having talks a few times a year to raise awareness would do something at least.

Also, how much of the 'them vs us' attitude that 'Freshies' might have is because they are aware that many of the earlier settled generations in the UK, have 'looked down' on them? Maybe we should stop labelling them 'Freshy' and use a more neutral term?

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30 minutes ago, Ranjeet01 said:

No one looks down on them. The fact that earlier generations give them advice is because we want them to succeed and not make the mistakes we made.

 

Since the advice is not related to work and finance, they might be more willing to accept it. 

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18 hours ago, Premi5 said:

I think the Dads might be able to do a reasonable job in protecting their daughters, but it will also require the Mums to be open about the issues that their daughters need to be wary of.

The kids (older teens +) have massive egos and a chip on their shoulder for some reason. Have you ever interacted with them? It's funny to even observe and interact with clearly delusional people whose self image is so disconnected from objective reality. They "won't be told" as the English saying goes. The fathers, to be fair, are actually decent guys from my experience, but they're used as walking wallets by the kids and the missus without any hint of shame or apology. These guys are barely into their mid 30s, and they're already broken down, bitter, and curmudgeonly. The mothers are your typical low IQ Punjabans who have their beak buried in WhatsApp 24/7. They aren't protecting nobody. CONSOOOOM!

 

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