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‘Just a Maid’: Report Highlights Emotional Abuse of Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore

Workers, most of them from the Philippines, reported being subject to threats, intimidation, and invasion of privacy.
By Sebastian Strangio for The Diplomat on June 24, 2022
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How Many Migrant Workers Left Cities During the COVID-19 Lockdown?

A PLF survey bears out the pain of mass migration for millions of Indian labourers.
By The Wire Staff for The Wire on June 20, 2022
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Ensuring safe and dignified migration for informal workers

The pandemic revealed the magnitude of rural to urban migration in India and the plight of migrant workers. Here's how nonprofits can ensure their safety and inclusion.
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How COVID-19 halted labour migration

COVID-19 has brought work migration to a standstill. And yet Bangladeshi workers are doing surprisingly well.
From Frontline on June 8, 2022
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Migration Mess: How women, children of Khandwa bear the brunt of seasonal relocation

Since her husband was away, Rajnibai had to spend 14 days at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) in Roshni with her sick child, and the entire responsibility of running the household fell on her adolescent daughter Radha.
From The Free Press Journal on June 8, 2022
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Scarred by COVID-19 lockdown, some Indian migrants stick closer to home

Some 11 million migrants travelled thousands of miles home in scorching heat, many dying of exhaustion or in accidents, after losing their jobs in one of the world's longest and strictest coronavirus lockdowns
By Anuja for Thomson Reuters Foundation on May 11, 2022
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Push the policy needle forward on migrant support

Amidst the scattered experimentation now, the Centre must offer strategic policy guidance for inter-State coordination
By Mukta Naik, Varun Aggarwal for The Hindu on April 5, 2022
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The worsening hunger problem of India’s poor

Kalyani Raghunathan, Dipa Sinha, Rajendran Narayanan write: There is a need to acknowledge the problem of food insecurity and take immediate action, including allocating sufficient resources to address the issue
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Revisiting Lockdown: How Migrant Crisis Left Thousands Of Sahariya Tribals In The Lurch

Lockdown gave way to various challenges for Sahariyas. Like food, sanitation, and even child marriage. Cases of silicosis and Tuberculosis are rampant among Sahariyas.
By Mayank Jain Parichha for The Outlook on March 24, 2022
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How Data Protected Policies Can Ensure Migrant Workers’ Welfare

e-Shram is India’s first-ever database for unorganised workers. As more workers continue to secure e-Shram cards, there is a need for a policy that looks at protecting informal workers' data, which will facilitate the delivery of welfare services. Such a policy could go a long way in improving the lives of crores of unorganised workers in India.
By Sujay Pan for The Bastion on February 23, 2022