March 29, 2022
Conventions and Other Legal Frameworks in Labour Migrant Destination Countries
The following chart outlines the regulatory frameworks governing the working conditions in some of the most common destination countries for Bangladeshi labour migrants. It shows the migrant friendliness of the regulatory approach that these country takes. This chart can be […]
March 28, 2022
Ensure low-cost, hassle-free labour migration: Stakeholders- The Business Standard
Stakeholders have called for efforts to reduce labour migration cost and make the process hassle-free as Bangladeshi workers, compared to those in major labour sourcing countries, pay more to get overseas jobs and earn less. They told a roundtable on […]
December 10, 2021
ডেটাসেন্স এবং অক্সফোর্ড বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের রিপোর্ট, গিগ অর্থনীতির সবচেয়ে ভাল এবং সবচেয়ে খারাপ অনুশীলনগুলি প্রকাশ করে
ডেটাসেন্স এবং অক্সফোর্ড বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের রিপোর্ট, গিগ অর্থনীতির সবচেয়ে ভাল এবং সবচেয়ে খারাপ অনুশীলনগুলি প্রকাশ করে। যেহেতু বাংলাদেশের গিগ অর্থনীতিতে আরও বেশি সংখ্যক কর্মী নিযুক্ত হচ্ছে, অর্থনীতির এই ক্রমবর্ধমান খাতে কাজের অবস্থার ন্যায্যতা মূল্যায়ন করা গুরুত্বপূর্ণ। ডেটাসেন্স এবং অক্সফোর্ড ইউনিভার্সিটির মধ্যে […]
December 10, 2021
DataSene and University of Oxford report reveals best and worst practises in the gig economy
As more and more workers get engaged in Bangladesh’s gig economy, it is important to evaluate the fairness of the working conditions in this growing sector of the economy. A new report by Fairwork Bangladesh, a collaboration between DataSense and […]
December 10, 2021
Fairwork Bangladesh Ratings 2021: Labour Standards in the Gig Economy
This first Fairwork report for Bangladesh examines gig workers’ rights in what is a relatively young market and capital-intensive sector. Overall, the scores awarded to platforms in Bangladesh in the first year were very low, reflecting an absence of labour […]
November 30, 2021
Launching of Fairwork Bangladesh Report 2021
DataSense is going to launch the Fairwork Bangladesh Report 2021 supported by the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. The Fairwork Bangladesh Report Launching Event 2021 will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 […]
October 25, 2021
Barriers and Opportunities for Girls in Accessing Finance through Digital Means
In this collaborative research with Girl Effect, the goal was to study the scenario of Bangladeshi girls’ access to digital finance. To achieve this goal, the available options of DFS (Digital Financial Services), the transaction behaviour of girls, the barriers […]
October 25, 2021
Fairwork Bangladesh 2021 Ratings: Labour Standards in the Platform Economy
Every day the city dwellers are using transport services, or delivery services of food, tickets and other stuff at the doorsteps. The delivery boys are at your door-steps in rain and sun. How do they do as a gig worker? […]
October 25, 2021
Making E-commerce Grow: A Few Policy Options
In recent months e-Commerce has become a centre of attention across the nation. The reason behind is, a few e-commerce platforms has become source of dissonance for buyers and suppliers. The magnitude of scam is high and the potential loss […]