HRC Starts New Consultancy Research with Oxfam on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection

Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) is starting a new project on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection funded by European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and in partnership with Oxfam. The study will focus on the protection advocacy and negotiation among community-based protection groups in five target countries experiencing armed conflict, violence, human rightsContinue reading “HRC Starts New Consultancy Research with Oxfam on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection”

HRC Starts New Research Project with Plan International on Labour Supply Chain Mapping for the Philippines Commercial Fishing Vessels

Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) is beginning to work on Plan International’s new project – Labour Supply Chain Mapping for the Philippines Commercial Fishing Vessels Operating in International Waters – launched under the SAFE Seas (The Safeguarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea) project. This project supports the objective of the SAFE Seas project, whichContinue reading “HRC Starts New Research Project with Plan International on Labour Supply Chain Mapping for the Philippines Commercial Fishing Vessels”

HRC Starts New Research Project with Winrock International on Systemic Vulnerability to Human Trafficking

Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) is starting a new project on researching the structural factors that shape vulnerabilities to trafficking in the following selected countries: Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Kyrgyzstan. The research is funded and in partnership with the Winrock International. This project seeks to build an understanding of how policies and system-level practices lead to theContinue reading “HRC Starts New Research Project with Winrock International on Systemic Vulnerability to Human Trafficking”

Teladan bagi Kapal Nelayan Lepas Pantai: “Menjamin kebahagiaan nelayan asing sangat bermanfaat bagi saya!”

Ditulis oleh Mina Chiang Sebelum diterjemahkan, artikel ini telah diterbitkan dalam bahasa Mandarin. “Saya telah bekerja di kapal nelayan sejak saya berumur 16 tahun, sehingga sekarang saya telah bekerja selama lebih dari 20 tahun.” Terdengar perkataan Pak Chen Wensheng di ujung telepon, seorang nelayan generasi ketiga dari Donggang. Armada kapal nelayan yang ia miliki beroperasiContinue reading “Teladan bagi Kapal Nelayan Lepas Pantai: “Menjamin kebahagiaan nelayan asing sangat bermanfaat bagi saya!””

The Exemplar in Taiwan’s Distant Water Fishing Industry: “It’s definitely worthwhile to ensure good working conditions for the foreign fishermen on my vessels!”

Written by Mina Chiang This article was originally published here in Mandarin. “I’ve been working on vessels since I was 16 years old, and it’s now been over 20 years!” At the other end of the phone was Mr. Chen Wensheng, the third-generation fisherman from Donggang (東港). His fleets in the three largest oceans ofContinue reading “The Exemplar in Taiwan’s Distant Water Fishing Industry: “It’s definitely worthwhile to ensure good working conditions for the foreign fishermen on my vessels!””

COVID Collective Project – hear from our research team from Cambodia

Written by Sa Im Meas In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health crisis it triggered, the Cambodian government introduced a number of protective measures to stop the spread of the virus. These measures aim at stopping the spread of the virus, but at the cost of minorities, as many members of theContinue reading “COVID Collective Project – hear from our research team from Cambodia”

COVID Collective Project – Impacts of COVID-19 Policies on the Vulnerable Communities in Myanmar

Written by Su Yin Htun* The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated Myanmar’s socioeconomic vulnerabilities of the poor, the squatters, and children in terms of access to health care, financial stability, job insecurity, and social insecurity. The slow economic growth has the potential to reverse Myanmar’s recent progress in poverty reduction, and the decrease of household income furtherContinue reading “COVID Collective Project – Impacts of COVID-19 Policies on the Vulnerable Communities in Myanmar”

COVID Collective Project – Hear from our research team from Vietnam

Written by Thao Ngoc Do Since the outbreak in March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone, but not equally. According to a report released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in November 2021, the migrant workers, who are often stranded by limited jobs opportunities and savings, are hit particularly hard by the pandemicContinue reading “COVID Collective Project – Hear from our research team from Vietnam”

HRC Launched Our First Online Workshop on Empowering Taiwanese Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers

「好雇主的線上工作坊」- 憫研顧問的第一場中文線上工作坊(繁體中文與下一場工作坊的報名方式詳見下方) On 16th November 2021, HRC has launched our first mandarin online workshop “Employing a Migrant Domestic Worker: How to Become a Lawful Employer in Taiwan”. There is a rising demand for long-term care (LTC) in Taiwan in recent years as its population continued to age. Without a sufficient local domestic nursing workforce andContinue reading “HRC Launched Our First Online Workshop on Empowering Taiwanese Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers”

Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts in Algeria – HRC’s Second Research Project with British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)

HRC has begun our second research project with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) – Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts – for the Case Study on Algeria. The study is part of BIICL’s “Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts” project funded by the United States Government and features 14 case studies. Information about HRC’s previousContinue reading “Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts in Algeria – HRC’s Second Research Project with British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)”