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Apr 23, 2018
In Maharashtra, children of migrant sugarcane field workers are forced to skip half their classes every yearDamini's parents are migrant agricultural labourers, who spend October to March each year traveling between villages cutting sugarcane.
Jan 14, 2018
MEA's orange passport plan: Rahul Gandhi says govt treating migrant workers like second-class citizensCongress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP-led Union government over reports that passports may no longer serve as the holder's address proof, saying the decision shows the ruling party's "discriminatory mindset"
Dec 18, 2017
International Migration Day: Not just tweets, MEA must safeguard Indian migrants from trafficking, push for rehabilitationUnskilled migrant workers are duped, trafficked and exploited in all stages of migration. The Indian govt needs to focus on their safety, rehabilitation.
Sep 08, 2017
India's move to scrap bank guarantee for women Domestic workers in Kuwait will harm their rightsThe removal of the bank guarantee recruitment norm has put at risk a large number of Indians working as house maids in Kuwait
Jul 12, 2017
11 migrant workers from India and Bangladesh die in Saudi Arabia house fireEleven migrant labourers died of asphyxiation in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a fire that engulfed the windowless house they shared, Saudi authorities said.
Jun 23, 2017
The Promised Land: Migration from Kerala shows a steady declineThe latest migration survey shows that emigration from the state to West Asia has reached the inflexion point in 2016. The decreasing trend had started in 2011 with many of the traditional centres of emigration experiencing a decline.
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
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.