Equidem, a new charity dedicated to promoting the human rights of the most marginalised globally, released a new report that documents widespread discrimination and modern slavery in one of the wealthiest parts of the world. The report, “The Cost Of Contagion: The human rights impacts of COVID-19 on migrant workers in the Gulf”, is based on over 200 interviews with migrant workers, and is the largest independent human rights study on the impacts of COVID-19 on low-wage workers in the Gulf region.
- Dome Okuku (Equidem Kenya Researcher),
- Mustafa Qadri (Equidem Executive Director),
- Namrata Raju (Equidem India Director),
- Prof. Surya Deva UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights.