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Dr. Neha Mathur

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Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

An 8 year old illegally hired girl maid was beaten to death by her employers over a trivial issue when she mistakenly set free pet parrots. The incident happened in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Sunday, when…

Migrant workers
Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

Post a series of criticism and backlash by Human Rights advocates and Migrant activists over living conditions of foreign workers in cramped spaces, Singapore government has decided to build updated dormitories for the migrant workers.…

Work life balance
Working from Home – Rules for the Pandemic Edition

Working from Home – Rules for the Pandemic Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic has left more people working from home, trying to balance their work and home life. The employees are clueless on how to go about the targets and work expectations while trying to…

Embassies
38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

In a gunfight on Thursday, 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis were killed by human traffickers in Libya. The incident took place in Mizdah, about 180 kilometers from the capital of Libya, Tripoli. These workers were…

Economy
Singapore industries fear business losses with reduced migrant workforce

Singapore industries fear business losses with reduced migrant workforce

Singapore industries and business fear that loss in business opportunities and hiked prices might be looming if the migrant worker population decreases in the country. The foreign workers make the majority of workforce (almost 90%)…

Work life balance
How to deal with Digital Overdrive – A real time problem amid lockdown

How to deal with Digital Overdrive – A real time problem amid lockdown

With over two months of being under lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, we all are stuck at home. Children are attending online school and haven’t seen the playground, and adults are juggling their home and…

Migrant workers
COVID-19: ICMR ramps up testing citing massive influx of migrants

COVID-19: ICMR ramps up testing citing massive influx of migrants

Taking into consideration the current massive movement of migrants and their return to home states, Union Health Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recommended to ramp up the testing for COVID-19. States…

Migrant workers
Government being called for scraping off NHS surcharges for migrant workers, called as ‘moral injustice’

Government being called for scraping off NHS surcharges for migrant workers, called as ‘moral injustice’

Migrant activists and organizations are requesting the government to extend NHS surcharge waiver to all migrant workers including teachers, bus drivers and charity workers. This is after Boris Johnson government, taking a policy U- turn,…

Embassies
U.S. Choppers sale to Philippines opposed by Human Rights Watch, says would ‘reward past abuses’

U.S. Choppers sale to Philippines opposed by Human Rights Watch, says would ‘reward past abuses’

Human Rights Watch has opposed U.S. deal with Philippines of selling attack helicopters worth $2 billion approximately. On Friday, the Human Rights Watch organization released a statement in which it called upon the United States…

Migrant workers
Nowhere to go for asylum-seekers as US-Mexico border restrictions extend, Migrants Advocates articulate

Nowhere to go for asylum-seekers as US-Mexico border restrictions extend, Migrants Advocates articulate

With the extension of travel restrictions across the South Western border of U.S. with Mexico, the asylum seekers are going to be the most affected. The migrant activists say that setting foot on the U.S.…