Hi, my name is Nihayat Eskander, I am an IDP (internally displaced person) from Mosul (Iraq) and now I am in Shikhan district (northern Iraq). I am a member of KUWU (Kurdistan United Workers Union–Iraq). I participated in a workshop under the title of “Worker Union’s Role During the Transition from War to Peace” held […]
Angel Soliven traveled from the Philippines to Hong Kong for a job as a domestic worker to help her younger siblings attend school. Like most migrant domestic workers, she had to pay a fee for the job and had to sell family property to afford to go to work.
“I am from Butere, western Kenya in Kakamega Country. I came to Nairobi to work in 2012 to look for a job to see how I can help myself and my family. I am married. I was 16 years old when I got married. My husband is at home in Kakamega. My husband does casual […]
In 2011, Anziret Urazbaeva saw her family in Kyrgyzstan separated as her husband, Gulamali Urazbaev, was forced to migrate to Russia for work. With no jobs available in Kyrgyzstan and the family struggling to secure food and other basics, Urazbaev, 46, a primary school teacher, left Anziret, his two sons and a daughter, and found […]