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Labor migrants in Belarus in the context of the pandemic: changes in the Belarusian labor legislation

20
Jul
2020

Labor migrants in Belarus in the context of the pandemic: changes in the Belarusian labor legislation

The coronavirus pandemic has changed not only the situation on the labor market. Labor legislation is also being adapted to the new realities. Including Belarusian one. In this article, we want to talk about changes that also affect migrants working in Belarus.

How can foreign workers in Belarus protect their labor rights?

22
Jun
2020

How can foreign workers in Belarus protect their labor rights?

Are you a foreigner or a foreign woman legally working in Belarus, and have you faced unfair and illegal treatment by a Belarusian employer: dismissal or non-payment of wages? We will tell you what to do in this situation.

La Strada Belarus and IOM launched an information campaign to support labor migrants  during of the COVID-19 pandemic

17
Jun
2020

La Strada Belarus and IOM launched an information campaign to support labor migrants during of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the pandemic, Belarusians working in other countries turned out to be one of the most vulnerable categories. During this period, the number of appeals to La Strada Program on the difficult situations and violations committed by foreign employers has grown 3 times.

COVID-19 crisis putting human trafficking victims at risk of further exploitation, experts warn

20
May
2020

COVID-19 crisis putting human trafficking victims at risk of further exploitation, experts warn

Lockdowns, travel restrictions, resource cutbacks and other measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus are putting victims of human trafficking at risk of further exploitation, while organized crime networks could further profit from the pandemic, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

ODIHR and UN Women launch survey on the impact of Covid-19 on Human Trafficking

30
Apr
2020

ODIHR and UN Women launch survey on the impact of Covid-19 on Human Trafficking

The purpose of this survey - available in 25 languages - is to provide insights on the impact of the coronavirus on human trafficking. There are two versions of the survey, one aimed at survivors of trafficking and the other aimed at NGO/IGO staff.

La Strada International Statement on Coronavirus: The impact of COVID-19 on the protection of rights of trafficked and exploited persons

31
Mar
2020

La Strada International Statement on Coronavirus: The impact of COVID-19 on the protection of rights of trafficked and exploited persons

The new situation has a particularly negative impact on marginalized communities, including thousands of migrants that work in Europe in low paid and exploitative jobs, supporting European countries to plug their labour shortfalls.