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  • Bangladeshi female migrant workers

    Recruiting agencies to bear all responsibilities of female workers in KSA

    The recruiting agencies of Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia will shoulder all responsibilities of female workers as long as they remain in the kingdom.

  • Tortured Abroad: Minister plays down agonies of workers

    Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam yesterday said the number of women workers, who have recently returned after facing oppression in Middle Eastern countries, is insignificant compared to the overall number of expatriate workers there.

  • 'No one by their side'

    Rahima Begum returned to Dhaka from Saudi Arabia on March 21 with nothing but the scars and memories of the torture back in Riyadh. Her husband, refusing to accept her back, had left.

  • 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.

  • Rise in the number of female migrant workers

    It is promising that the number of female migrant workers from Bangladesh has increased from 37,304 in 2012 to 76,007 in 2014, even though overall migration of Bangladeshi workers has declined by 30 percent over the same period.