Migrant workers withdraw hunger strike

Migrant workers withdraw hunger strike

OF DEMOS AND DEMANDS Expat welfare minister assures them of setting up RT-PCR lab at airport Staff Correspondent Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM Migrant workers at the expatriates’ welfare ministry. Photo: Collected “> Migrant workers at the expatriates’ welfare ministry. Photo: Collected After assurance from the authorities, the stranded Bangladeshis who works […]

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Migrant agricultural workers trapped in Faridpur without employment

Govt must provide immediate cash and food relief ‘Jon Haat’ in Goalchamat area of Faridpur town where around 1,200 migrant workers have been stranded without food, work and a place to stay. The photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Suzit Kumar Das “> ‘Jon Haat’ in Goalchamat area of Faridpur town where around 1,200 migrant […]

Study finds 47% returnee migrants in Bangladesh don’t have income source

Bangladeshi expatriate workers wait in a queue to give their samples for COVID-19 tests at a temporary isolation centre installed in Mohakhali’s DNCC market. The centre began collecting samples under the supervision of Dhaka district’s civil surgeon on Monday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

Published on Friday, the study has revealed that 47.23 percent of the returnee migrants depend on family earnings, loans, and support of relatives as they do not have any income. BRAC Migration Programme conducted the survey from March to April 2021 to explore and analyse the socio-economic and psycho-social situation of returnee migrants after one […]

417 Returnee Migrant Workers: Nearly half of them remain jobless

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

A survey by Brac Migration Programme has found that 47.23 percent of 417 returnee migrants do not have any income source now. As a result, the returnees are living their daily life depending on family earnings, loans, and support from relatives. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. The report says […]

Brac, Department of Agricultural Marketing to provide skills training to female migrant returnees

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Brac and the government’s Department of Agricultural Marketing have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide skills training to female migrant returnees and victims of trafficking to ensure sustainable reintegration. Brac Migration Programme Head Shariful Hasan and DAM Director General Mohammad Yousuf signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations today at the […]

Migrant workers restart from zero

Migrant workers restart from zero

Altaf Hossain of Noakhali also returned for the same reason. After going to several countries, he arrested by the police and in the end had to return home. He has started a livestock farm with help of Tk 250,000 from BRAC. He is not earning from this yet. He is struggling to cover costs of […]

ILO: Migrant workers suffer significant inequality in terms of wages

File photo: Workers clean the surface of Thang Long bridge during a major renovation in Hanoi on August 27 AFP In some countries such as Cyprus, Italy and Austria the pay gap in hourly wages is higher Migrants earn nearly 13% on average less than national workers in high-income countries, according to a new International […]