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300 from Rajasthan among 3,500 held in Kuwait for visa fraud

Posted by jaypee 225 days ago India
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com —

JAIPUR: Police arrested nearly 300 residents of Wagad region, consisting of Banswara and Dungarpur districts in Rajasthan for alleged violation of employment visa norms in Kuwait in a massive drive three days ago.

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Zero tolerance for abuse of domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 226 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.dhakatribune.com —

Police must investigate reports by medical staff that the 10-year-old child who died at Dhaka Medical College after reportedly setting herself on fire, had said she wanted to kill herself because she could no longer bear being abused by her employers.

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NRNA to conduct survey on issues of Nepali migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 230 days ago Nepal
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com — Jan 7, 2016- National Coordination Council of Non Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) based in Saudi Arabia has decided to conduct a survey about the employment condition of Nepali migrant workers in the country and other Middle East countries.
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Bangladesh can now send male workers to Saudi Arabia: Secretary

Posted by jaypee 232 days ago Bangladesh
http://bdnews24.com — Saudi Arabia has lifted its “informal restriction” on Bangladesh, allowing the country to now send male workers there, the expatriates welfare and overseas employment secretary has said. Read More
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Protect our migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 236 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

IN 2015, we witnessed the ghastly experiences of thousands of Bangladeshi migrants, rescued from the death traps set by the human traffickers in the Bay of Bengal. After the rescue of thousands of trafficking victims and the discovery of corpses of ill-fated Bangladeshis and Rohingya people in Thailand and Malaysia, the issue finally drew the attention of the national and international me

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Govt to launch helpline for domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 247 days ago Bangladesh
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The government will launch a helpline for domestic workers to provide them with necessary assistance.

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Domestic workers  

Posted by jaypee 257 days ago Pakistan
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk —

Kudos to the Lahore High Court (LHC) for taking up the case pertaining to the highhandedness being meted out to domestic workers in urban areas of the country. For years, domestic workers have been among the most exploited of all workers. Numerous cases have been reported about criminal assaults by employers against their workers that occur on a regular basis. They are treated like domest

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Indian domestic workers protest for job security, minimum wages

Posted by jaypee 258 days ago India
http://www.ucanews.com —

Church organizations in the Indian capital have helped organize women domestic workers to demand minimum wages and job security, which they say are necessary to lead a dignified life.

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