Dhaka, July 11 -- Speakers at a webinar on Friday stressed the need for extending services to women migrant workers by embassies to ensure their protection.

They also demanded ensuring access to justice for the women migrants who are mostly employed as housemaids abroad.

Bangladesh Nari Sromik Kendra (BNSK) and Institute of Informatics and Development (IID) jointly organised the webinar on 'Women Migrant Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic: The Role of Embassies'.

While speaking as the chief guest, Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said the government has been providing food and medical support for migrant workers at home and abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic.

They are also providing returnee migrant workers with incentives at airport. T...