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Feb 05, 2017
Jayaben Desai and 'strikers in saris': 40 years later, an exhibition marks iconic Grunwick strikeThe 40th anniversary of the Grunwick strike, in which (mostly) East African Asian women picketed for over two years for better pay, work conditions, is the subject of a new exhibition in London
Aug 02, 2016
Saudi Arabia crisis: Sushma Swaraj shows once again why she's a true game-changerSwaraj has shown herself to be an extremely hands-on, proactive minister always ready to address genuine grievances. Just don't tweet her about your malfunctioning refrigerator.
May 07, 2016
Jisha rape and murder: Kerala must stop looking at all migrant workers with suspicionInstead 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.
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.
May 21, 2015
Still no reforms for migrant workers' conditions in Qatar, says Amnesty InternationalQatar 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.
May 18, 2015
BBC team reporting on migrant workers arrested in QatarA BBC reporting crew spent two nights in a Qatari prison after being arrested while trying to meet migrant workers in the nation that will host the 2022 World Cup, the British broadcaster said on Monday.
Dec 23, 2014
Kerala to set up night shelters for migrant labourersConsidering the increasing inflow of labourers to Kerala from other states, state Urban Affairs Department has drawn up a project to set up night shelters.
Dec 18, 2014
International Migrants Day: How I became friends with an Indian migrant workerA story Senthil and Sok Hwee, an uncommon friendship.
Dec 12, 2013
For Sakthivel Kumarvelu, rare visit to Little India proved fatalIndian national, Sakthivel Kumaravelu, rarely went to Singapore's Little India during his days off but last Sunday's visit proved fatal for his first visit to the area in more than two months.
Dec 04, 2013
Migrant city: What makes Delhi politics so uniqueFor 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.