Publications, events, and news from July about low-waged labour migration in Asia.… More July Bulletin: Young Indonesian women reframe ‘development’, governing migration in Asia, and more
Trafficking cases in Indonesia are ‘skyrocketing’, but are increasing numbers of women really put into peril, or are moralist politics at play?… More Do Indonesian women want to be ‘rescued’ from ‘trafficking’?
Publications, events, and news from June about low-waged labour migration in Asia.
… More June Bulletin: Join us for our forum on inter-generational poverty and migration
Academia is not a panacea, but adopting its tenets of multiple truths allows us to better understand the world in which we work. … More The elephant in the room: Why should global civil society care about academia?
Publications, events, and news from May about low-waged labour migration in Asia. … More May Bulletin: Making order, making sense
Publications, events, and news from April about low-waged labour migration in Asia.… More April Bulletin: Does migration support Indonesia’s youth?
Publications, events, and news from February about low-waged labour migration in Asia.… More Feb Bulletin: Claiming the right to rest
The aftermath of three dizzying days at the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2016.… More Dreaming in Dhaka: a postscript on GFMD 2016
Do Bangladeshi migrant workers feel like their lives have improved at the end of their migration sojourns in Singapore? The answers are mixed, and lead to the start: Sumon still waiting to change his fate.… More At the end, in the beginning
When a worker is injured, he is cast into limbo, where he must tread water for months, or even years, waiting. Not allowed to work, Mostafa waits for the compensation payout: what he calls the lottery of his life.… More The lottery of my life