woman migrant worker | The Daily Star
  • Caravan of corpses getting longer

    There was silence all around, except for some dogs mildly barking, in the middle of the night. Some ambulances were parked just outside the airport’s cargo area as five to six people sat on chairs under neon lights nearby. They were waiting for the corpses of their family members returning from abroad.

  • Bonded labour in Oman?

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has just released a 68-page report titled “I was sold” that outlines the near-slavery conditions for migrant domestic workers in Oman.

  • Women on the move

    Bangladesh hasn't ratified the Domestic Workers Act itself, making it difficult for the government to require the same of destination countries.