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COVID -19 pandemic: Nepalese workers stare at an uncertain future in Qatar

COVID -19 pandemic: Nepalese workers stare at an uncertain future in Qatar

According to a report by human rights group Amnesty International, Qatar detained and expelled about 300 migrant workers in March 2020, after they were taken away for coronavirus testing.   The detainment and expulsion of Nepali…

Migrant workers
Migrant Workers Break Into Protests

Migrant Workers Break Into Protests

Migrant workers are the worst hit in India as the lockdown has taken away their only source of income-daily work.  Many who are stranded are now protesting under anxiety that they should be allowed to…

Work life balance
Headline Working From Home During Pandemic – How To Manage Time

Headline Working From Home During Pandemic – How To Manage Time

Sitting at your work desk at home but thinking about the piling laundry sitting to be folded or the lunch yet to be cooked! This is, quite amusingly, a common story among working professionals at…

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.…

Embassies
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,…

Embassies
EP Kohl building will be used as a temporary residence for vulnerable women amid COVID-19 pandemic

EP Kohl building will be used as a temporary residence for vulnerable women amid COVID-19 pandemic

“From next Wednesday, we will host 100 vulnerable women in the European Parliament premises in Brussels. In these difficult moments, the institutions have a duty to show solidarity and help those who face social exclusion…

News
Amid mass layoffs & furloughs, countries seek to mitigate unemployment

Amid mass layoffs & furloughs, countries seek to mitigate unemployment

The Coronavirus pandemic outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs across various sectors. Millions of job losses across the world have been projected in the wake of economic fallout due to COVID-19. Thousands of citizens across…