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Topics: Informal migration for labor

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  • Thailand’s Seafood Slaves: Human Trafficking, Slavery and Murder in Kantang’s Fishing Industry

    This report builds on over three years of in-depth research and field investigations to first expose abuse and then critically assess claims that slavery and 'pirate' fishing in...

  • ‘Whether you go illegally or legally in the end it’s the same, you’re cheated’ - A study of formal and informal recruitment practices of Lao workers migrating to Thailand

    The research presented in this report would not have been possible without the cooperation of numerous individuals, organisations, and companies. The research team is particular...

  • Rural-urban migration and employment quality: A case study from Thailand

    This study investigates the effects of rural–urban migration on economic development in Thailand. It draws upon a panel database of 2,000 rural households collected from 2008 to...

  • 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report: Thailand

    The Government of Thailand does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated o...

  • Social Protection Across Borders - Policy Brief October 2019

    As a network of migrant support organisations, grassroots movements, and research institutes from across the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), the Mekong Migration Network (MMN) ...

  • Myanmar’s first census in more than 30 years: A radical revision of the official population count

    A report by Chantal Cases, Gilles Pison, Marie-Paule Reydet, Catriona Dutreuilh, Isabelle Milan on Myanmar’s first census in more than 30 years, analysing discrepancies between...

  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Migration Activities

    This webpage provides a summary of migration activities in Lao PDR, specifically migration profiles and interconnecting needs.

  • Thailand’s Slave Fishermen

    It has one of the largest fishing fleets in the world and much of the catch from Thailand’s fishing boats ends up on Japanese, European and American plates. Yet the industry sta...

  • The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers

    An article about the plight of Thailand's migrant workers.

  • From the Tiger to the Crocodile: Abuse of Migrant Workers in Thailand

    The thousands of migrant workers from Burma, Cambodia, and Laos who cross the border into Thailand each year trade near-certain poverty at home for the possibility of relative p...

  • Restricted Rights: Migrant Women Workers in Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia

    This report presents the results of new research into the lives and conditions facing migrant women workers in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia. In particular, it presents the fi...

  • The hidden cost: human rights abuses in Thailand’s shrimp industry

    Document human trafficking and other forms of labour exploitation, including child labor in the Thai shrimp industry. The authors discuss the role of migrant workers in the ind...

  • Lao labor migration and remittance, trends and economic and livelihood implications

    This report looks into Laos international labour migration, its economic and livelihood aspects, trends and implications. The author examines the global distribution of Laos mig...

  • Migrant labor context of Lao PDR (study on health status of Lao trafficking victims)

    A presentation of research findings on the health status of trafficking victims and other migrants returning to Laos, based on interviews with 623 returned migrants who sought m...

  • Exploitation of Cambodian men at sea: Facts about the trafficking of Cambodian men onto Thai fishing boats

    A fact sheet on the recruitment, trafficking, and exploitation of Cambodian men onto Thai fishing boats, based on 49 cases of victims who escaped in Thailand or Malaysia and wer...

  • Labour migration landscape in Asia (2015): Recent trends and policies

    This presentation provides an update on trends in migration and policies in Asia. Data is provided on intra-ASEAN migration shares; shares of outflow of international migrant wo...

  • Labour migration landscape in Asia (2014): Recent trends in migration and policies

    A presentation analysing recent trends in migration and policies in Asia. Data is provided on the outflow of migrants to Gulf countries, southeast Asian countries, and Korea. Pu...

  • Slavery at sea, the continued plight of trafficked migrants in Thailand’s fishing industry

    A report documenting human trafficking and the use of violence in the Thai seafood industry, and inaction from the Thai government to prosecute perpetrators or to enforce measur...

  • CLEC investigation, Khmer workers at Phatthana Seafood Factory Songkhla province, Thailand, 10 April to 13 April 2012

    The report of an investigation by Community Legal Education Center into conditions for Khmer workers at Phatthana Seafood Factory, Songkhla province, Thailand. The report provi...

  • Strategy paper: practical measures to ensure enhanced co-ordination among actors working on migration and development in Cambodia

    A strategy paper assessing the potential impact of Cambodian migrants’ remittances on community development in Cambodia. This paper was written to inform a development project. ...

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