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Nearly half of global workforce at risk of job losses: WHO

Nearly half of global workforce at risk of job losses: WHO

Coronavirus pandemic has imposed unprecedented socio-economic challenges on the lives of millions of people across the world. In a recent joint statement, a group of leading UN agencies including, the International Labour Organization (ILO), Food…

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COVID-19: British Embassy partners with UN to strengthen Kosovo’s healthcare, education sector

COVID-19: British Embassy partners with UN to strengthen Kosovo’s healthcare, education sector

The British Embassy in Pristina has partnered with the United Nations to launch an initiative in Kosovo with the aim of boosting the health and education sector in the country in the aftermath of the…

Human rights
Lebanon: The Port Explosion Has Worsened the hardships of Migrant Domestic Workers

Lebanon: The Port Explosion Has Worsened the hardships of Migrant Domestic Workers

Already struck by the economic crisis, Lebanon’s situation has turned sourer following the blast at Beirut port, Which has led to homelessness and joblessness of domestic migrant workers abandoned by their employers, the Human Rights…

Labour rights
20 corona-infected dead bodies repatriated from Qatar to Nepal, denied burial in host country

20 corona-infected dead bodies repatriated from Qatar to Nepal, denied burial in host country

On 19 June, Government of Nepal started the repatriation process of its nationals stuck in Qatar. Besides, the authorities also brought back 23 dead bodies of Nepalese migrant workers from abroad who died of the…

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ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As per the latest International Labor Organization (ILO), around 55 million domestic workers are at risk of getting their income cut or lose their job due to the coronavirus lockdown. In the month of February,…

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Nigeria: Police Kills More Than the Corona Virus

Nigeria: Police Kills More Than the Corona Virus

Security forces in Nigeria killed 18 people on Thursday, during the imposed confinement, while the victims of Corona Virus did not exceed 12 people. The National Human Rights Organization of Nigeria noted that severe restrictions…

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Coronavirus. Governments and communities must do everything possible to protect their health workers

Coronavirus. Governments and communities must do everything possible to protect their health workers

Healthcare workers, especially doctors, nurses and cleaners, are the most exposed to the risk of contagion of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Doctors and paramedics work closely with patients in the intensive care units, during the…

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Global farmers loom at heavy losses amid largest Coronavirus lockdown

Global farmers loom at heavy losses amid largest Coronavirus lockdown

People across the globe are facing the biggest lockdown in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak which has brought the lives of the people to a standstill. While the shutdown has been imposed for the…

Human rights
Human rights in Algeria calls for strict compliance with anti-Coronavirus regulations

Human rights in Algeria calls for strict compliance with anti-Coronavirus regulations

The National Council for Human Rights in Algeria called responsibility and strict observance of the instructions issued by the country’s authorities and by the World Health Organization on combating the Corona virus. The Council affirmed…

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Coronavirus, Governments should encourage the health protection of construction workers

Coronavirus, Governments should encourage the health protection of construction workers

As many employers in the construction sector try to stay afloat during the global coronavirus crisis, employees are concerned about their jobs but also about the risks they face at work. On construction sites, buildings…