Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan

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    Address gaps in migrants act ‘13: experts

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:45am on December 08, 2019

    The Overseas Employment and Migrants Act 2013 does not have the provisions for facilitating rescue, witness protection, legal assistance, cross-country collaboration and admissibility of...

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    Bangladeshi apparel workers exploited in Jordan 

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:48am on December 07, 2019

    The US imports readymade garments made in Jordan where factories reportedly exploit  migrant apparel workers of Bangladesh. Jordanian apparel factories export apparels for the American...

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    Malaysia returnees face flight crisis as amnesty ends Dec 31

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:56am on December 03, 2019

    Thousands of Bangladeshi workers intending to return home from Malaysia under that country’s Back-for-Good amnesty programme were facing serious difficulties in getting confirmed return air...

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    Dhaka, Riyadh agree to strengthen protection of domestic workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:59am on December 02, 2019

    The recruiting agencies of Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia would be made responsible for protection of the domestic workers during their two-year contracts, under an agreement...

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    Women workers need new opportunities, well-managed migration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:55am on November 29, 2019

    Women migrants from Bangladesh who are dominantly employed as domestic workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries frequently fall victim...

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    Exploring opportunities in East Asia would be an option: Shoko Ishikawa

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:49am on November 29, 2019

    UN WOMEN country representative in Bangladesh Shoko Ishikawa warned that stopping women migration could create worse situation as putting a ban on free mobility would...

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    Justice for migrant female workers must be assured: Shirin Lira

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:46am on November 29, 2019

    British Council’s Issue-Based Project manager and gender and social inclusion advisor Shirin Lira said that women were migrating to other countries especially Saudi Arabia and...

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    Women with poor skills exposed to abuse: Bikash Chowdhury Barua

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:43am on November 29, 2019

    Global Academy on Migration and Development director Bikash Chowdhury Barua said that lack of skills and poor access to information had made women vulnerable to...

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    No govt steps yet to ensure safe female migration: Pervez Siddiqui

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:40am on November 29, 2019

    Films 4 Peace Foundation executive director Pervez Siddiqui said that the government of Bangladesh has not taken any real step to improve the existing scenario...

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    55 Bangladeshis smuggled to Algeria

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:53pm on November 25, 2019

    At least 55 Bangladeshi migrant workers were smuggled to Algeria and nine of them came back after facing ordeals. On return, the victims told New...