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  • The Kafala system and women domestic workers

    March 8 is being celebrated throughout the world as International Women's Day. In Bangladesh, women from all backgrounds, working
  • International labour migration

    International labour migration has been an integral part of Bangladesh's economic and social Development since the 1980s. It creates employment, ensures stability to foreign exchange reserve and in the context of 7th five-year plan of the country, it offers additional avenues to the government to attain its long term developmental goals.Along with the review of the challenges and achievements of government, this piece suggests steps that can be taken in migration governance in the coming years. First let us look at level and extent of migration during recent years.
  • 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