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Short-term migrant labourers in Bangladesh: the pandemic & beyond

Dilruba Shoma, Chowdhury (2021) Short-term migrant labourers in Bangladesh: the pandemic & beyond. South Asia @ LSE (15 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Bangladesh relies heavily on remittances from migrant workers, who face difficult and sometimes abusive working conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic has reduced their opportunities. Chowdhury Dilruba Shoma argues that initiatives by the government, NGOs and financial institutions can counter exploitation, prevent violence against workers (especially women) and maintain this source of income vital to countries like Bangladesh.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 11:48
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113160

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