Blog: Rethinking Social Protection Programs: Cambodian Migrant Workers Deserve Better
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the life of labor migrants in Southeast Asia into chaos. Pandemic-related restrictions, business closures, government lockdowns, and mandatory quarantines have all impacted the livelihoods of migrant workers. One statistic in particular makes this interruption abundantly clear. As the outbreak continues on, many labor-exporting countries have experienced a sudden drop in remittances sent by migrant workers. Cambodia is no exception.
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