Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Regularizing the Maid Trade in Domestic Workers from Cambodia to Malaysia

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    This article was originally drafted by Rob Jamieson and Indochina Research for the newsletter “I-Light” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on, please click here. In the past three years, up to 25,000 young Cambodian women have migrated to Malaysia in pursuit of better paid employment as domestic workers. The […]

  • Cambodia: The Two Sides of Intra-Asian Migration

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    Migration is a worldwide phenomenon from which Cambodia is no exception. After a long decade of isolation due to genocide and political conflict, this country is now integrated with regional blocs or bodies—like ASEAN and WTO—and has adopted the free market system which is meant to respect the free movement […]