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Call to eliminate modern slavery and forced labour

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On the same day that the International Labour Organisation (ILO)...

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Sri Lanka calls Asian Consular Representatives in GCC countries to share best practices

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The Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva......


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Migrant worker group calling for increased pay for maids

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Hundreds of domestic workers marched to the Labour Department office...

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Plight of Migrant Workers Needs Attention in Himachal Pradesh

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Across the Himalayan regions of northern India, Nepali migrants build......


Bonded labourers

India's Bonded Workers Battle 'Captivity Mentality' After Rescue

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Though India banned bonded labor in 1976, it remains widespread,...

Social security

ESI made compulsory for workers in Ernakulam district, Kerala

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District Collector K. Mohammed Y. Safirulla said that steps would......


Heat waves can kill people in South Asia if carbon emissions are not cut

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Extreme heatwaves that can kill healthy people within hours will...

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Singapore minister praised his country’s foreign domestic workers

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In a recent address, a Singapore minister praised his country’s......


Migrant Crisis in Europe

Rohingya refugee situation

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The New York Declaration on Refugees & Migrants was unanimously adopted by the UN General Assembly on 19 September 2016....

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Land to Rohingya: Bangladesh

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Bangladesh has agreed to free land for a new camp to shelter some of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya...

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The Roots Of The Agrarian Distress In India

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It did not take the current round of farmers’ agitations to drive home the idea that India’s agrarian sector is...

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Socio-political impact of migration

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The study looks at how the migration experience abroad can influence how politics is conceived by migrants and family members...

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