Tasneem Siddiqui

Making migrant worker recruitment ethical

The 9th meeting of Thematic Area Working Group of the Colombo Process on ethical recruitment took place in Bangladesh from August 24 to 25, 2022.

1y ago

The Other Face of Globalisation

The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has starkly revealed the other face of globalisation, particularly in the context of international migrant workers.

3y ago

The price of a migrant worker’s dream

May 27, 2020 marked another dark chapter in the history of global migration. On that day, 26 sons of Bangladesh were brutally murdered in Libya.

3y ago

Battling climate induced displacement

Disaster and climate induced displacement has become an important issue in the global disaster risk reduction (DRR) conversation.

4y ago

Untold stories of Bangladeshi migrant workers

Bangladesh is a labour surplus country. Each year, around 2 million Bangladeshi youth join the labour force while about 200,000 new workers are absorbed into the formal sector. The rest find jobs in the informal sector or become self-employed.

5y ago

Dalals: Demons or merchants of short-term international migration?

Remittances received from short-term international contract migration are one of the three important driving forces that have contributed to the transformation of Bangladesh into a low middle-income country.

6y ago

Transforming migration

Perhaps the most controversial issue in the global climate change literature is migration. During the 1990s and early 2000s, in climate change discourse, migration was presented as a threat.

7y ago

The rights of migrants must be a priority

Recent global events such as the wars in Syria and Iraq, Brexit and the election victory of Donald Trump in the United States among other things have exposed the extreme vulnerability of international migrants in all parts of the world.

7y ago
December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

The Pledge of December 18, 2015

In December 2000, the UN General Assembly declared December 18 as the International Migrant Workers' Day. The civil society in

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