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Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

United Nations – A CNBC report claims that literally 5 percent of global workforce comprises migrant workers and that wealthy nations are highly dependent on them for their economies to thrive. Currently, the world has…

Migrant workers
Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

Detained migrants in Saudi Arabia allege torture and other abuse

The New York-based international organization for the Defense of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW), has released a new report denouncing the dire conditions faced by migrant workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during…

Migrant workers
How Middle East Has Blood Of Bangladeshi Women Migrant Workers On Its Hands

How Middle East Has Blood Of Bangladeshi Women Migrant Workers On Its Hands

Migrant workers from Bangladesh have had a harrowing time post pandemic. The ordeal for survival was unbearable at the hands of unregulated recruiting agencies. Lack of coordination between state bodies blamed had added to the…

Migrant workers
Saudi Arabia Alters Kafala System Of Migrant Employment

Saudi Arabia Alters Kafala System Of Migrant Employment

Saudi Arabia has announced some strategic reforms to help the migrant population. Through these reforms, the Kingdom will be able to abolish some age- old customs that bound migrant workers to a single employer. Known…

Migrant workers
Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

Will Saudi Arabia abolish the controversial kafala labor system?

As per reports, the Saudi regime is looking forward to abolishing the controversial Kafala labor system in 2021. Under the system, nearly 10 million migrant laborers’ legal status lies in the hands of their managers.…

Labour rights
Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

Migrant workers
Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

The United Nations Committee on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families, which monitors compliance by all countries with the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights…

Human rights
Ethiopian migrants living through cruelty as three die in Saudi Arabia detention center – Amnesty International

Ethiopian migrants living through cruelty as three die in Saudi Arabia detention center – Amnesty International

Human rights group Amnesty International reports death of at least three migrants who were among thousands of these migrants housed in detention centers in Saudi Arabia. The group says of inhumane and cruel conditions in…

Embassies
Riyadh, Dhaka initiate efforts to send stranded Bangladeshi workers to Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Dhaka initiate efforts to send stranded Bangladeshi workers to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian embassy in Dhaka has announced that it will renew the visas of thousands of Bangladeshi workers who got stranded in their home country in the aftermath of Coronavirus-induced lockdown. At the same time,…

Migrant workers
Bangladesh Migrant Workers To Go Back To Kingdom To Resume Work Soon

Bangladesh Migrant Workers To Go Back To Kingdom To Resume Work Soon

Migrant workers in Bangladesh have taken a sigh of relief as they have been heard and given solutions to their plights. Talking to the Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad, workers expressed their…

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