Chinese students’ restricted mobility during the Covid-19 pandemic exposes the double-layered pressure for international students’ mobility: cultural alienation and political marginalization.
We argue for an understanding of the different challenges involved in conceptualising emerging labour realities, politically organising unwaged workers, regulating new forms of employment and thinking more holistically about working lives.
As in medicine, preventive policy measures to attenuate negative side effects are more efficient than dealing with them when its already too late.
Amid this crisis, we have the opportunity to strengthen social protection systems.
It becomes imperative to seriously invoke the power of a collective movement that promises universal, accessible and affordable healthcare to all.
Access to Respectful Maternity care is also one such resource currently but through a conscious effort of policy makers and medical professionals this resource could be available to everyone.
Scholars, practitioners and decision-makers alike have reasons to be sensitive to how ‘homeland’ corruption affects the lives of those who return, and the practical and policy implications that this entails.
Organisations might claim they do tell refugees about the known risks, but that many risks are not known. Organisation can still take additional steps to improve refugees’ knowledge prior to return
We should focus on questions regarding the democratic legitimacy and social benefit of these programs, to make sure they are well regulated and serve the public interest.