Saudi Gazette | 15 February 2019 JEDDAH — More than 2,500 work visas issued to Saudi families to recruit housemaids from Uganda are on hold after the country’s government stopped sending domestic workers to the Kingdom about 45 days ago citing a numbe
Thomson Reuters Foundation | 11 February 2019 DHAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Bangladesh is planning to sideline unscrupulous recruitment brokers who dupe or exploit workers they send abroad by compiling a list of certified agents as record num
The Himalayan Times | 11 February 2019 A parliamentary panel has endorsed a proposal to jack up cash deposit and bank guarantee required to establish a manpower agency by up to 29 times and 17 times, respectively, in a bid to tighten the noose around comp
“Agents of Change?” exposes how employment agencies in Hong Kong are failing to comply with the Hong Kong government’s Code of Practice for Employment Agencies leaving migrant domestic workers at risk of abuse and exploitation. The research
Restrictions on women’s labour migration ranging from outright migration bans to prerequisites relating to age and marital status – are one way in which states attempt to address the risk of exploitation and abuse faced by women migrant workers. Thoug
The ILO undertook this study with the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women (GAATW). It explores whether Nepal’s age ban deterred younger women from migrating for domestic work and improved working conditions for women migrant domestic workers ov
2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment
The 4th Global Media Competition on Labour Migration focuses on labour migration and the fair recruitment of migrant workers. The 2018 media competition will be contributing to the UN TOGETHER campaign (https://together.un.org/) which has the purpose of encouraging global action in promoting non-discrimination and addressing the problem of rising xenophobia against refugees and migrants.