Pacific News #38

Cover Pic: Labour Migrants in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam © 2008 Michael Waibel.

This picture is showing labour migrants living at so-called boarding houses in close proximity to an industrial zone in Binh Duong Province, which is located within the metropolitan region of Ho Chi Minh City. In the extensive peri-urban industrial belt around HCMC, more than 500,000 workers are employed in industrial zones alone. Most of them are from 15 to 29 years old and predominantly female.

Managing editors of issue PN#38: Michael Waibel & Julia N. Albrecht


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