Author Archives: Somphone Soukhathammavong

Migrant workers from Laos: Benefits tempered with high risks

Migrant workers from Laos: Benefits tempered with high risks

An increasing number of mainly young people migrate from provinces in Laos to Thailand for work. They can learn new skills and their cash income supports families in their home provinces But the migrant workers face many risks including work place dangers, human trafficking and safety and health issues.

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