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Why Human Rights Matter to Business with Darian McBain – Interview with Andy Hall – Migrant Worker Rights Specialist

Asian business is changing. Customer demands, government regulations, stakeholder expectations, they are all evolving under the pressure of the environmental crisis. And even the most robust business models are starting to show cracks. But it’s through those cracks that opportunities arrive.

Do you know how to navigate this new normal?

Andy Hall is a human rights defender, a researcher/investigator and activist, and an independent specialist on migrant worker rights.

In this episode of Risky Business, Andy talks about how he uncovered – and helped to tackle – the problem of labour rights abuses in Malaysia’s latex glove industry.

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Andy Hall is a British human rights defender and a migrant worker specialist working in Asia, Middle East and the Gulf

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#bbcbanglanews #expatriates #Malaysia*Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia: Some expatriate workers share their experience of being 'sold at Tk 2 lakh'.* _Basically: Malaysia is one of the countries where manpower is exported from Bangladesh every year. More than 14 lakh Bangladeshis have gone to the country as workers. There are allegations that many of these workers have been subjected to fraud and human rights violations. Recently, various domestic and foreign international organizations, including the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, have been involved in these incidents. But what kind of situation are many of the Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia?_#bbcbanglanews #প্রবাসী #মালয়েশিয়া মালয়েশিয়ায় বাংলাদেশি শ্রমিক: ‘দুই লাখ টাকা দরে বিক্রি’ হওয়ার অভিজ্ঞতার কথা জানাচ্ছেন প্রবাসী শ্রমিকদের কেউ কেউ। মূলত: বাংলাদেশ থেকে প্রতিবছর বিশ্বের যেসব দেশে জনশক্তি রপ্তানি হয় মালয়েশিয়া তারমধ্যে অন্যতম। দেশটিতে ১৪ লাখেরও বেশি বাংলাদেশি গিয়েছেন শ্রমিক হিসেবে। এসব শ্রমিকদের মধ্যে অনেকেই সেখানে গিয়ে প্রতারণা ও মানবাধিকার লংঘনের মুখে পড়েছেন বলে অভিযোগ আছে। সম্প্রতি এসব ঘটনা নিয়ে সরব হয়েছে জাতিসংঘের মানবাধিকার বিষয়ক হাইকমিশনারের কার্যালয়সহ দেশি-বিদেশি বিভিন্ন আন্তর্জাতিক সংস্থা। কিন্তু মালয়েশিয়ায় বাংলাদেশি শ্রমিকরা যাওয়ার পর তাদের অনেকেই ঠিক কী ধরণের পরিস্থিতিতে পড়ছেন? ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Starting at 9am EST, feel free to join usADD TO YOUR CALENDAR 📌 For decent work, workers need #ResponsibleRecruitment processes—but that’s easier said than done. Worker recruitment can be opaque and extremely complex, and companies aren’t always aware of high-risk activities taking place in the process. Join us and worker rights expert Andy Hall for concrete guidance on how to overcome these challenges and cultivate fair, transparent practices. 📅 May 16, 2024 | 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EST🖥️ VirtualRSVP now: www.fairlabor.org/register-for-flas-responsible-recruitment-webinar-on-may-16/ ... See MoreSee Less
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