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Can Nepal Build a Better Economy for its Workers?

“Workers are generally left out of these discussions,” says Sonia Mistry, senior Asia program officer at the Solidarity Center. “There is an opportunity and importance in engaging workers and their unions. If we’re actually talking about poverty alleviation and making migration a choice, then you need to engage workers and look at decent work in… [READ MORE]

Nepal Quake Recovery, Done Right, Could Ease Migration Pressure

Two years after Nepal’s powerful earthquake, slow pace of reconstruction offers an opportunity for the nation to change its economic model, which leans heavily on remittances from Nepali migrant workers. It is a “unique moment” to create jobs that protect workers’ rights, pay fair wages and boost the economic status of its citizens, according to… [READ MORE]