Protect our migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 211 days ago Bangladesh
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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 222 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 232 days ago Pakistan
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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 233 days ago India
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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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Nagaland Domestic Workers Union demand equal rights

Posted by jaypee 238 days ago India
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The Nagaland Domestic Workers Union (NDWU) has joined the signature campaign launched by the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) to lobby Parliament for legislation relating to the rights of domestic workers.
The NDWU, as on December 5, had collected over 17,000 signatures from Dimapur alone, which will be taken to Delhi.

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“Form committees to protect domestic workers”

Posted by jaypee 241 days ago India
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District-level committees should be formed to protect domestic workers against harassment and exploitation. A resolution to this effect was passed at a conference organised here by the Women Development Resource Centre on Monday as part of 16 Days Activism Against Gender-based Violence to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Project launched to determine number of foreign workers in Nepal

Posted by jaypee 242 days ago Nepal
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A research-based project has been launched to discover the number of foreign workers in Nepal and their contribution to economic development of the country.

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Detained Asylum Seekers Seek Transnational Justice

Posted by jaypee 258 days ago Bangladesh
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The migrants crossed the Mexican border the same way thousands of others will this year, exhausted and desperate for relief. But when they encountered US immigrat

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