COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON MIGRANT WORKERS WORLDWIDE
This article examines the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers worldwide. Given their special working conditions and living environment, migrant workers in different contexts are exposed to more vulnerable situations. Here, first, the general trend of migrant workers under COVID-19 is delineated. Second, the vulnerable situations of three migrant groups, namely the male construction workers, the female domestic helpers, and the farm workers, from different parts of the world are examined in order to illustrate their dilemma and difficulties. Third, ethical and theological reflections are offered. Finally, based on certain researchers and international organization’s observations, some policy responses are suggested.
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