Tag Archives: human rights

Human rights in health: migrants in low-skilled work in Asia

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher As the construction boom in the West Asian (Gulf) countries continues, including building of the World Cup related structures in Qatar and the complex of international museums in Abu Dhabi, there is increasing attention and … Continue reading

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The course of true love never did run smooth

By: Melanie Griffiths, Research Associate, University of Bristol and COMPAS alumni Migration scholars have traditionally neglected the intimate and family realms, an omission that has been blamed on an enduring assumption that (initial) migrants are single men, moving for labour … Continue reading

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The human rights of migrant workers: Why do so few countries care?

By: Martin Ruhs, University Lecturer in Political Economy and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, University of Oxford In 1990, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and … Continue reading

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New guidance on integration from an unexpected source

By: Sarah Spencer, COMPAS Senior Fellow and Open Society Fellow Any of us who look to European institutions for perspectives on integration policies are most likely to head first to the European Union, whose revised strategy was published late last year or … Continue reading

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On display in Stockholm

By: Bridget Anderson, Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow Tribunal 12, modelled on the 1966 Russell Tribunal, was held in Stockholm on 12th May 2012. It accused Europe of continual violation of human rights and the systematic mistreatment of refugees, … Continue reading

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