In response to reports of the abuse of maids in the Gulf, Nepal made it illegal for women to travel to the region for domestic work in 2016—yet many still choose to travel abroad due to lack of economic options in their homeland.
Mahachai, Thailand: Burmese migrant workers peel shrimp at a processing factory in Thailand's Samut Sakhon province.
In every issue, we fix our gaze on an everyday photograph and chase down facts about details in the frame.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
The New York Times’ coverage of the poor conditions laborers at New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus are struggling with is important, but the problem is not unique to one area. A Nepal expert offers some critical context.
Today’s blue-collar temp laborers face abuses similar to those of migrant farmworkers depicted in the iconic 1960 CBS documentary Harvest of Shame.