Migrant Forum in Asia
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Latest Policy Briefs
June 22, 2022COVID-19, Long-Term Care, and Migration in Asia Countries throughout Asia are experiencing rapidly aging populations and increasing life expectancy, leading to a large and growing demand for long-term care (LTC) services. Despite the shift to providing care within communities and at home, governments are struggling to provide enough LTC to meet demand. A large part… [...] Read more...
November 23, 2021Policy Brief No. 5 Japan’s Specialized Skilled Worker Visa Scheme Last September 2021, a consultation between Migrant Forum in Asia and Solidarity Network with Migrants Japan was held to brief MFA members on the new visa scheme of Japan. The Specified Skilled Worker Visa scheme, put into effect in April 2019, is reflective of the… [...] Read more...
August 19, 2021Policy Brief No. 3 and 4, 2021 South Asia Studies on Wage Theft Last 18 July, MFA, together with the Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) Bangladesh, The International Institute of Migration and Development (IIMAD) India, and the South Asia Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC) Nepal, held the “South Asian Perspectives on Wage Theft… [...] Read more...
May 27, 2021Policy Brief No. 2, 2021 Inclusion of Vulnerable Migrant Groups in COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies in Bahrain The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread changes in the area of labour migration – with the impact upon migrant workers’ jobs and lives as well as those of their families. While the initial focus of countries of destination (COD) were… [...] Read more...


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MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia who are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.

It is guided by a vision of an alternative world system based on respect for human rights and dignity, social justice, and gender equity, particularly for migrant workers.

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