Migrant workers in Thailand at risk of abuse amid economic slowdown

Thailand is a regional leader in attracting migrant workers, especially from Myanmar and Cambodia.

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), in mid-to-late 2019 there were about 2.8 million documented migrant workers in the country, 48% of them from Myanmar.

But according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), these numbers only reflect about half of the total number of migrants in the country, which could be as high as 4 or 5 million if undocumented workers are included.

In full: https://www.aseantoday.com/2020/07/migrant-workers-in-thailand-at-risk-of-abuse-amid-economic-slowdown/

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