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Photo: TesfaNews, Ethiopian migrant domestic workers mark International Workers' Day in Beirut by demonstrating for basic rights

One way to reduce forced labour

A study by Rapid Asia, conducted on behalf of ILO Ethiopia in 2017, estimated that 72 percent of returned migrants could be regarded as…

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Migration Helps to Reduce Poverty

In a recent survey, carried out by Rapid Asia on behalf of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM),…

Photo credit: Undocumented Cambodian migrants arrive by train at Anranya Prathet, Thailand prior to onward transportation to the border. © International Organization of Migration 2014, Joe Lowry

Migration Outcome Index

Photo : Undocumented Cambodian migrants arrive by train at Anranya Prathet, Thailand prior to onward transportation to the border. © International Organization of Migration…

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Is Thailand Facing Another Migrant Exodus?

Photo: 2014 Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha Thailand has some 3–4 million migrant workers that fill the gap for much needed low-skilled labor and companies in several…

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Measuring Social Norms

Programs or campaigns directed to change human behavior need to consider the potential influence of social norms. But what exactly are social norms, how…

Photo: Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia on July 8, 2016. (AP/Matt Rourke)

Why the Polls Got it Soooo Wrong

Photo: Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia on July 8, 2016. (AP/Matt Rourke) The US Election is over and the result was shocking for many, and…

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SEA Junction

Rapid Asia is a Founding Partner of SEA Junction, established on June 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. SEA-Junction (Southeast Asia Junction) provides a venue for…