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BD people risk falling easy prey to human trafficking

Dhaka, July 4 -- A widely-apprehended post-Covid-19 job crisis at home, to be accompanied by moratorium on hiring foreign workers in many countries, may lead to rise in human trafficking from Banglade... Read More


Majority of migrant Bangladeshi women domestic helps remain unpaid

Dhaka, June 19 -- Most migrant Bangladeshi women domestic helps remain unpaid, even though they are being forced to take up extra workload amid the Covid-19 outbreak worldwide. According to a study b... Read More


More than 0.6m irregular BD workers risk deportation

Dhaka, May 20 -- Thousands of Bangladeshi workers staying abroad without proper documents risk being deported, due in part to coronavirus pandemic in countries that host them, according to insiders in... Read More


After job loss, comes domestic violence

Dhaka, May 18 -- Nearly 94 per cent of women workers in Dhaka city are facing domestic violence as they have no income because of coronavirus pandemic, according to a study. The Bangladesh Nari Srami... Read More


98pc of internal women migrant workers lose jobs

Dhaka, May 14 -- About 98 per cent of internal women migrant workers are struggling to procure sufficient food, as they have lost jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study, conduc... Read More


Stranded migrants in Kuwait urge govt to bring them back

Dhaka, May 4 -- Bangladeshi migrants who have remained stranded at different camps in Kuwait for deportation under a general amnesty are leading miserable lives because of inadequate food and accommod... Read More


Raid in Malaysia: Undocumented BD migrants risk deportation

Dhaka, May 3 -- Bangladeshi workers staying in Malaysia without proper documents are in danger of being arrested and deported by the Malaysian authorities. The Malay government raided and arrested a ... Read More


80pc jobless BD workers in dire straits in KSA

Dhaka, April 26 -- Some 800,000 Bangladeshi workers, jobless and quarantined in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) north-western part, have been facing food crisis for the last two weeks, said inside... Read More


Many migrant workers in KSA passing days half-fed

Dhaka, April 19 -- Many Bangladeshi workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) were facing food shortage as they have no money left with them, workers said, alleging that there is a lack of support ... Read More


Coronavirus pandemic: Kuwait, UAE to send back BD detainees

Dhaka, April 11 -- Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will send back Bangladeshis, serving in jails there, as a part of their move to free the prisons to help control further spread of coronavi... Read More