Free the Slaves along with our partner organizations MSEMVS and Verite are running The Safe Migration to GCC program in the Mirzapur and Bhadohi districts of Uttar Pradesh. To learn more about the safe migration guide click here. If you’re interested in learning about how we’re working to prepare Indians for safe migration, click here!
Posts Tagged ‘Safe migration’
The writing’s on the wall – literally. Free the Slaves partner MSEMVS has been painting messages in Indian communities to educate people about the risks of leaving home to find work.
Thousands of Indian laborers migrate each year to the Middle East. For many, it’s a journey into modern slavery.
Migrating for work has always been a risk. Unscrupulous traffickers posing as legitimate labor recruiters trick millions of people into chasing a dream of well-paid jobs. But too often, what awaits them is exploitation and misery.
As travel restrictions ease around the world, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely fuel an intensive wave of migration. Many livelihoods have been disrupted, and people will seek any opportunity to earn a living and send remittances back home.
India is a major read more >
What happens when the promise of a better tomorrow suddenly becomes a nightmare?
The transatlantic slave trade was the largest forced migration in history. For more than four centuries, Africans were kidnapped, sold to slave traders, and forced onto slave ships during the legal slave trade to support the economies of Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
In current times, slave traders pose as legitimate job recruiters. They trick migrants to leave home in search of better lives, only to trap read more >