Chinese actress Luna Kwok in the film ‘A Land Imagined’, which sheds light on the precarious existence of Singapore’s migrant workers. Photo: AFP
Deepa Bharathi
Opinion

Opinion

Deepa Bharathi

What do Asians really think of migrant workers? You might be shocked

  • Thirty per cent of Singaporeans believe migrant workers are a drain on the economy, finds study by the ILO and UN
  • And more than eight in 10 Malaysians believe migration and crime are linked

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Chinese actress Luna Kwok in the film ‘A Land Imagined’, which sheds light on the precarious existence of Singapore’s migrant workers. Photo: AFP
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Deepa Bharathi

Deepa Bharathi

Deepa Bharathi is Chief Technical Adviser for the Safe and Fair Programme, International Labour Organisation Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Anna Engblom

Anna Engblom

Anna Engblom is Chief Technical Adviser for TRIANGLE in ASEAN Programme, International Labour Organisation International Labour Organisation Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Melissa Alvarado

Melissa Alvarado

Melissa Alvarado is programme manager of Ending Violence against Women, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific