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Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infection, the worries of migrant workers are also increasing with each passing day. Recently, the Nepali Embassy in the United Kingdom rescued a migrant worker who was forcibly thrown…

Embassies
Seeking to return home, Venezuelan & Peruvian migrants camp outside embassies in Chile

Seeking to return home, Venezuelan & Peruvian migrants camp outside embassies in Chile

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic fear, hundreds of Venezuelan migrants have gathered outside the Venezuelan Embassy in Chile’s capital of Santiago. Seeking their embassy’s help in returning home, these Venezuelans have been camping in makeshift tents…

Embassies
Indonesian Embassy assists in repatriation of migrant workers from Brunei

Indonesian Embassy assists in repatriation of migrant workers from Brunei

98 Indonesian migrant workers returned to their home country from Brunei Darussalam with the efforts of the Indonesian Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan earlier in May. The Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, Dr Sujatmiko led…

Labour rights
Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak appears to be unleashing a wave of labor movements across several parts of the world. Amid a global health crisis, labor unions are organizing protests apprising public officials about their plight.…

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Indian Embassy in Saudi steps up initiative to repatriate stranded Indian nationals

Indian Embassy in Saudi steps up initiative to repatriate stranded Indian nationals

As the battle against Coronavirus pandemic continues, India is working towards bringing back thousands of its citizens who got stranded in foreign countries due to worldwide lockdown. The Ministry of External Affairs is devising a…

Work life balance
How Coronavirus lockdown has blurred the definition of a ‘Superwoman’

How Coronavirus lockdown has blurred the definition of a ‘Superwoman’

It has been over a month that countries across the world are under lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the lockdown, people, in quarantine, are working from home. Notably,…

Labour rights
Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

The Coronavirus pandemic is multiplying across several parts of the world, and so are the woes of the employees at Amazon, one of the biggest multinational conglomerates in the world. As per media reports, hundreds…

News
Addressing the mental health of COVID-19 healthcare workers

Addressing the mental health of COVID-19 healthcare workers

The COVID-19 pandemic is severely affecting the mental wellbeing of the healthcare workers as they fight the disease at the forefront. As per reports, half of UK’s health professionals are suffering from mental health disorders…

Migrant workers
World Bank: 40 million internal migrants affected, remittances to fall 23% in India

World Bank: 40 million internal migrants affected, remittances to fall 23% in India

The COVID-19 lockdown in multiple countries has brought economic activities to a standstill, which has largely impacted the migrant workers across the world. According to a report by the World Bank, the lockdown in India…

Migrant workers
Thailand’s migrant workers in a fix amid global pandemic

Thailand’s migrant workers in a fix amid global pandemic

With factories shut, borders closed and people at their homes, Thailand has been in lockdown since March in a bid to contain the Coronavirus transmission. However, the lockdown has adversely impacted the livelihood of migrant…