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Ending Migrant Worker Abuse

Sumitha Shaanthinni Kishna, Our Journey | New Su Shern, Founder & President, Project Liber8 | Dr Niaz Asadullah, Southeast Asia Lead, Global Labor Organisation

21-Jun-21 18:00

Ending Migrant Worker Abuse

In light of a pair of recent news stories, we look at the mistreatment of migrant workers in Malaysia and why it happens. We first discuss the problems within our system and why there is room for abuse to take place. Then, we talk about why there continues to be a sense of apathy about the issue. Finally, we look at how this affects Malaysia’s international standing and the role governments play in advocating for their citizens abroad.

Image Source: Cleyder Duque, Pexels

Produced by: Loo Juosie, Kelvin Yee, Adeline Choong, Azlyna Mohd Noor

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  Evening EditionInside StorySocial IssuesMigrant RightsForeign WorkersLabour ExploitationGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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