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Jisha rape and murder: Kerala must stop looking at all migrant workers with suspicion

May 07, 2016

Jisha rape and murder: Kerala must stop looking at all migrant workers with suspicion

Instead of keeping the migrants under the scanner each time a rape is committed, Kerala’s government and society must find ways to make the state a safer place for women to live in. #Kerala #InMyOpinion #Rape #migrant workers #States #Migrants #opinion #Crime against women #Gulf nations #Jisha #Kerala Development Report #Jesuits in Social Action
Migrant workers, modern slaves: Rights' groups claim authorities in Hong Kong collude by doing nothing

Jan 30, 2016

Migrant workers, modern slaves: Rights' groups claim authorities in Hong Kong collude by doing nothing

Hong 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. #Hong Kong #migrant workers #Philippines #migrant labour #International Labour Organisation #ILO #FWeekend
Still no reforms for migrant workers' conditions in Qatar, says Amnesty International

May 21, 2015

Still no reforms for migrant workers' conditions in Qatar, says Amnesty International

Qatar is failing to deliver on reforms for its migrant workers a year after the wealthy Gulf nation announced plans to improve conditions for low-paid labourers building its highways, hotels, stadiums and skyscrapers, Amnesty International has said. #World #NewsTracker #FIFA #Qatar #migrant workers #FIFA World Cup Qatar #Migrant Worker Conditions #Sepp Blater
Kerala to set up night shelters for migrant labourers

Dec 23, 2014

Kerala to set up night shelters for migrant labourers

Considering the increasing inflow of labourers to Kerala from other states, state Urban Affairs Department has drawn up a project to set up night shelters. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #migrant workers #Kochi #labourers #night shelters
Migrant city: What makes Delhi politics so unique

Dec 04, 2013

Migrant city: What makes Delhi politics so unique

For many people in Delhi, it is the karambhoomi as opposed to janambhoomi. That also makes all the difference to how politics plays out in the city state. #Politics #Congress #Sheila Dikshit #New Delhi #UNESCO #migrant workers #Aam Aadmi Party #Delhi Elections 2013
European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

Nov 22, 2013

European parliament passes Qatar World Cup resolution

"MEPs appeal to the European corporations involved in building stadiums or other infrastructure projects in Qatar to provide working conditions that are in line with international human rights standards." #Sports #football #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #migrant workers #Human Rights #European Parliament #2022 Qatar World Cup
Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

Sep 05, 2012

Raj Thackeray to Sheila Dikshit: India has a migration problem

The victims of migration are migrants themselves. One big issue is that a whole generation of children grow up without education that deprives them the most essential tool of human security. #HowThisWorks #Sheila Dikshit #Raj Thackeray #migrant workers #illegal migration #Biharis in Mumbai