Why is urban migration in Mongolia problematic?

Local authorities in Mongolia are scrambling to find ways to stop young people from leaving small towns for the capital.

by

    Local authorities in Mongolia are scrambling to find ways to stop young people from leaving small towns for the capital.

    Ulaanbaatar is struggling to cope with the influx of people, even as the mayor banned urban migration.

    Al Jazeera's Pearly Jacob reports from Darkhan, Mongolia.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The number of Muslims in South Korea is estimated to be around 100,000, including foreigners.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Situation tense as thousands march in Harare to call for Robert Mugabe's resignation days after military takeover.