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    HC seeks list of physically, sexually harassed expatriate workers

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 01, 2018

    The High Court Division on Tuesday directed the government to submit a report in 30 days with separate lists of the country’s workers who became...

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    Welfare of expats to be ensured; Bill passed 

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 01:05am on July 10, 2018

    The Wage Earners’ Welfare Board Bill, 2018 was passed in Parliament on Monday aimed at ensuring the welfare of Bangladeshi citizens living abroad and their...

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    Govt urged to stop sending maids to Saudi Arabia  

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:38pm on June 11, 2018

    Speakers at a programme on Monday urged the government to stop sending country's women to Saudi Arabia as housemaids and also take steps for immediate...

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    Embassy asks workers not to run away from workplaces

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on March 05, 2018

    Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday urged the country’s workers employed in Malaysia not to run away from their workplaces even if they...

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    Govt to bring back undocumented expatriate workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:39pm on February 28, 2018

    State minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam on Wednesday said that the government would bring back undocumented workers who were...

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    Govt must make host countries safe for female workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 11, 2018

    THE return of about 4,500 Bangladeshi women who worked as household service workers in Saudi Arabia in the past three years after reportedly being physically...

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    4,500 abused female workers return from KSA in 3 years

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:04am on February 10, 2018

    Around 4,500 female workers who were working as housemaids in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia returned home in last three years allegedly being sexually abused,...

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    123 Bangladeshis kidnapped in Libya

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:19am on December 24, 2017

    The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment has directed Wage Earners Welfare Board for taking measures to provide legal assistances to the families of...

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    UAE to increase housemaid recruitment from Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:29am on December 23, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates government has offered to increase housemaid recruitments from Bangladesh...

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    33,000 migrant workers died in 13 years: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on December 18, 2017

    At least 33,112 Bangladeshi migrant workers died abroad for different reasons over past 13 years, said Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation...