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Migration and border policy links: Inside Manus, Gulf state workers, violence against women and more

Rachael Buckland, a Research Associate with the Migration and Border Policy Project, with links on developments across the field.

Dubai, March 2017 (Photo: helen@littlethorpe/Flickr)
Dubai, March 2017 (Photo: helen@littlethorpe/Flickr)
Published 16 Nov 2017   Follow @rebuckland

  • The Guardian's Ben Doherty has published a special report from inside the former processing centre on Manus Island.
  • The Council on Foreign Relations has published an interview with Human Rights Watch's Skye Wheeler focusing on sexual violence perpetrated against Rohingya women.
  • The Kaldor Centre's annual conference is taking place next week in Sydney. See here for more information.
  • The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law is out now.
  • The Overseas Development Institute's Sarah Opitz Stapleton, Rebecca Nadin, Charlene Watson and Jan Kellett have authored a report on the relationship between climate change, displacement and migration.
  • Qatar has committed to ending the 'kafala' sponsorship model for migrant workers.
  • Human Rights Watch has published a report detailing the abuse of Tanzanian domestic workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
  • ASEAN Leaders have signed the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, an instrument that aims to establish closer cooperation among member states in order to facilitate the realisation of migrant worker rights in areas such as health, justice and social protection.

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