BLOG: Migrant workers in the Covid-19 pandemic

  • 2020•04•01     Helsinki

    Authors: Eva-Maria Egger and Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER)

    Published by: UNU-WIDER

    (This article first appeared on GlobalDev.)

    Millions of migrant workers around the world provide valuable income for their families and contribute more broadly to the economies of both their home and host countries. Now, as a result of border closures and widespread lockdowns, many are unable to take shelter, to go home, or to report for work. As this column explains, finding solutions to the issues facing migrant workers during the Covid-19 pandemic is imperative.

    Blog post available here.