2008-04-01 08:58:58

Hardships Facing Migrant Workers

(01 Apr 08 - RV) Recent data from the World Bank estimated that remittances are the largest source of external finance for developing countries, more so than foreign direct investment or even foreign aid.

Even as they work to support themselves, their loved-ones and their countries of origin, migrant workers face enormous challenges and often frightening hardship.

A spokesperson for the inter-governmental organisation working on migration, the International Organisation for Migration or IOM, Jemini Pandya spoke with us about the difficulties facing migrants and their families. RealAudioMP3

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