East Asia Forum - 25 March 2015 - With the foreign population in Japan expected to grow in the future, policymakers have an interest in promoting a more positive view of immigration.
Minivan News (Maldives) - 25 March 2015 - Maldives bans migrant worker protests, threatens to cancel visas
Open Democracy - 25 March 2015 - Endorsing the modern slavery bill, even by seeking to include additional protections within it, supports rather than challenges the use of criminal justice frameworks to address ‘modern slavery.’
This Financial Planner was prepared by Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative. Technical guidance and comments were provided by the ILO. This planner was developed upon the initiative and support of the ILO ASEAN TRIANGLE Project: Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers through the funding of the Canadian Government. It is supplemented by a Financial Education Course for ASEAN Migrant Workers: Guide for Trainers
The Financial Education Course for ASEAN Migrant Workers is designed to be conducted with migrants from the ASEAN region working in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The course is targeted at low-skilled and semi-skilled migrant workers. It is designed to be conducted in 20 hours. It is supplemented by a Financial Planner for ASEAN migrant workers.
This Issue Brief, one in a series by MPI and the International Organization for Migration, looks at the trends and patterns in female labor migration in the Asia-Pacific region as well as the key policy challenges relating to female migration that governments in the region face. It also examines the significant financial and social impacts of female migrant workers and recommends best practices for policymakers looking to capitalize on these gains while supporting the rights and welfare of migrant women and their families.
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