Paid migrant live-in care workers in London at risk of modern slavery

Credit: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Paid, migrant, live-in care workers in London are at greater risk of falling victim to modern slavery, according to a new report. The research was conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, Focus on Labor Exploitation … Read more

For migrant farm workers, housing is not just a determinant of health, but a determinant of death

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Imagine if, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic—before vaccines were available—you had to share a cramped bunkhouse with a dozen co-workers. Imagine if your employer forbid you from having personal visitors, or if you had to ask your boss for permission to visit the doctor. Agricultural workers hired through the … Read more

How can we stop fake election news spreading in migrant communities?

Credit: Shutterstock Concerns about fake news and misinformation spreading on social media among Chinese communities are once again emerging, as they were during the 2019 election campaign. There have been claims against both major parties in recent weeks. The ABC reported a group of Liberal Party supporters systematically spread fake news about prominent Labor supporters … Read more