Cramped living conditions, a lack of social distancing and informal businesses staying open during lockdown may have come together to drive up the city’s infection rate.
The demands of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic will make it increasingly difficult for migrant agricultural workers to meet their basic needs.
Nepal's past dealing with multiple disasters, including the aftermath of its civil war and the massive earthquake of 2015 may have helped the country prepare for the current COVID-19 crisis.
Informal retailers that dot South Africa's townships have changed dramatically, but at great cost - avoidance of regulation and exploitation of employees.
Joseph Shabalala would grow world famous for his music. But it is shaped by the spiritual aspects of his life as much as it is by the hardships of black life - and by his dreams.
Greece is the 10th largest exporter of strawberries in the world, but evidence shows that success is due to captive migrant farm labour who work in precarious, unsafe and unhealthy conditions.
More attention needs to be paid to aligning South Africa's family policy with the realities of everyday life.
The protest song "Stimela" remains as much a song about present and future aspirations, as it is of the past.
About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.
With My Family’s Slave, journalist Alex Tizon challenges our complacency over domestic workers. When does domestic work become slavery?
The Turnbull government is axing the 457 visa program and replacing it with a new Temporary Skill Shortage Visa but it might not have the desired affect on the labour market.
The options on the table for the UK when it comes to that most contentious of issues.
Australia needs to empower migrant workers to report abuse, and more effectively punish employers that do the wrong thing.
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
Unscrupulous employers who exploit migrant labour are posing a large threat to the continued contribution that immigrant workers make to the agricultural industry, a new report reveals.
The government's changes to the so called "backpacker tax" will mean these holidaying workers will have less super than other temporary workers in Australia, creating even more inequality.
Temporary migrants are excluded from the benefits and rights of Australian citizenship. Is such immigration policy compatible with Australia's democratic principles and values?
The primary focus in tackling temporary migrant labour exploitation is workplace breaches. But should it be?