Government must build an effective mechanism to support its policy
Near absence of an affordable and accessible healthcare arrangement in the Gulf states has led many workers to rely on self-medication, often consuming expired medicines brought from home by themselves and their peers.
Illegal migration of Bangladeshis to Europe through various Mediterranean routes saw an upsurge this year, raising concerns over the government measures to control it effectively.
Unskilled or low-skilled workers are often involved in risky, difficult, and laborious jobs in the scorching heat. Apart from the unforgiving heat, work hours reaching 12 to 18 hours,
Migrant workers and Bangladeshis living abroad sent more than $2 billion in each of the first two months of the current fiscal year, a promising sign for the economy.
Bangladesh received US$ 1.64 billion inward remittance till July 21, due to Eid-ul-Azha when Bangladeshi migrants sent more money to families to celebrate one of the biggest festival of Muslims, according to data from Bangladesh Bank.
The Tunisian navy said on Saturday (May 14, 2022) it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, who had set out for Europe from Libya on a barely seaworthy vessel, Arab News reports.
India’s Jammu and Kashmir High Court has given six weeks to the authorities to identify migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar who are illegally staying in the federally-ruled territory.
Nineteen organisations working on migration issues have demanded unconditional and immediate release of 255 migrant workers who were detained and sent to jail upon their return home recently.