Report details deaths of 964 workers from Nepal, India and Bangladesh from cardiac arrests, falls and suicide
Qatar’s population pyramid has a very distinct shape that you will only find in places with high migrant worker populations. This type of demographic influx is now common in oil-rich gulf states as the forces of globalization draw in pools of labor so countries like Qatar can now ‘import’ the low-wage workers needed to keep their economy rolling. The economic, cultural and political power imbalance between the classes leads to many migrant workers being exploited, leading to the social problems listed in this article.
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