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Mar 13, 2016
Trafficked, tortured and raped: Nepali, Bangladeshi women trapped in Syria over promise of jobScores of poor Nepali and Bangladeshi women who travelled to the Middle East on the promise of a good job, were trafficked into Syria, wracked by five years of civil war.
Mar 13, 2016
'Make in India' can't work on toil, miseries of young children : Satyarthi on child labour lawsNobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi feels that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' programme will prove to be a "big disaster" if child labour laws are not strengthened.
Jan 30, 2016
Migrant workers, modern slaves: Rights' groups claim authorities in Hong Kong collude by doing nothingHong Kong's migration rules, whereby housemaids have to find new employment within two weeks of leaving a job, make the situation even more difficult. Domestic worker recruitment is a billion-dollar business, and it's growing as the population ages.
Dec 17, 2015
Feminisation of migration: 37% women crossing borders autonomously for jobs, says ILOA growing number of women are crossing borders in their autonomous capacity and looking for jobs, making 37 percent of more than 150 million migrant workers in the world, a new study by the International Labour Organisation said
Dec 02, 2014
Parliament clears two shipping bills, boost for workers in sectorThe Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2013 and the Merchant Shipping (Second) Amendment, Bill 2013 were passed in Lok Sabha, a day after these were cleared by Rajya Sabha.
Jul 16, 2013
Bangladesh labour laws fall short of protecting workers says HRWThe new labour laws as amended and enacted by the Bangladeshi Parliament fall far short of protecting worker's rights and meeting international standards, a leading rights body has said today.
Dec 10, 2012
Global economic crisis forcing younger girls into prostitution?About 21 million people are in forced labour, meaning they have been coerced into jobs which they cannot leave, figures released by the International Labour Organisation this year showed.
Nov 14, 2011
Maharashtra Awards Mgmt Consulting Contract To AccentureTechnology solution to help Department of Labour manage laws, services for 20 million people