Taiwan Has 250,000 Foreign 'Angels of Mercy' Caring for Its Elderly

Taiwan's foreign care givers are 'angels of mercy' on the frontline of Taiwan's aging society, but this does not mean calls for improvements to their circumstances should be ignored.


New Board Game Lets Children Unmask Taiwan's Migrant Worker Woes

1095 Culture Studio

A new board game allows students to experience the difficult life choices and hardships of Taiwan’s migrant workers.


Taiwan Labor Ministry's Brokerage Evaluation Sparks Concern

Nick Aspinwall

The labor agency's yearly assessment of migrant worker broker firms is underway, but a recent protest has renewed sentiments that the brokerage system is unethical by design.


Dancing to Break the Chain: Taiwan’s Foreign Caregivers Protest Sexual Abuse, Labor Standards

Nick Aspinwall

Migrant domestic workers gathered in Taipei Main Station on Sunday afternoon to fight for recognition under the Labor Standards Act, the abolition of the brokerage system, and an end to sexual harassment


New Technologies are Changing the Story of Migrant Labor

Johan Lindquist

Mobile phones and budget airlines have transformed the way migrant brokerages operate, but the world lacks an understanding of how the migration process itself takes shape.

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