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    Embassies
    Nepal embassies review applications of over 6,000 workers seeking to return home

    Nepal embassies review applications of over 6,000 workers seeking to return home

    The COVID-19 crisis has brought economic activities across several countries to a standstill, affecting the lives of millions of migrant workers worldwide. In the aftermath of pandemic-induced lockdown, thousands of Nepali migrants workers in major…

    Migrant workers
    Minor Migrant Movement Surges Across English Channel

    Minor Migrant Movement Surges Across English Channel

    The United Kingdom is now receiving a surge of migrants from across the world through small boats on sea. Of these, official sources have reported as many as 17 unaccompanied children.  According to Kent County…

    Embassies
    More than 56,000 Indian expats have left Oman amid Covid-19 pandemic: Indian Embassy

    More than 56,000 Indian expats have left Oman amid Covid-19 pandemic: Indian Embassy

    The Covid-19 pandemic has forced over 56,000 Indian expats to leave Oman after years of residing in the Gulf country. Unemployment has been the chief reason for migrant workers to leave the country amid pandemic…

    Work life balance
    Work life balance among Healthcare professionals

    Work life balance among Healthcare professionals

    Healthcare profession is considered to be one of the noblest and most respected profession across the globe. This respect has increased many-fold during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis as the healthcare workers and professionals are at…

    Migrant workers
    Migrants brave closed borders to enter Thailand illegally

    Migrants brave closed borders to enter Thailand illegally

    Many hundreds are arrested each month trying to cross over from Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos on foot. In Thailand, the lockdown has lifted and businesses are open again. But borders haven’t opened and the thousands…

    Labour rights
    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    Domestic workers have been hit the hardest amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Even before the global outbreak of coronavirus, these workers had been surviving without adequate labor laws and fair wages but the pandemic onslaught…

    Migrant workers
    Canada Accused with Discrimination Of Migrant Workers

    Canada Accused with Discrimination Of Migrant Workers

    The Covid-19 situation has led to an unprecedented increase in intake of migrant workers in risky working conditions.  Canada is also reportedly employing such at farmlands to meet the now increasing need for fresh fruits…

    Work life balance
    Work life balance and Covid-19 – A bitter sweet relationship

    Work life balance and Covid-19 – A bitter sweet relationship

    The global shift of working environment during Covid-19 pandemic has led to drastic need of adapting to remote work culture. As a ripple effect the employers and employees are understanding the real importance of striking…

    Migrant workers
    Constant Gaps Delay Grain Distribution To Indian Migrant Population

    Constant Gaps Delay Grain Distribution To Indian Migrant Population

    It is an ironical situation for India that does not seem to have records in place to know the actual number of its migrant workers. While the Centre is trying hard to provide ration and…

    Migrant workers
    Nepali women migrant workers at higher risk of exploitation amid pandemic

    Nepali women migrant workers at higher risk of exploitation amid pandemic

    Novel Coronavirus has led to an unprecedented socio-economic impact across the world, with migrant workers in several countries facing the most brunt of the pandemic. Business shutdowns and border closures implemented by world governments to…