Skills development Training Module for Bangladeshi women migrant workers in Middle Eastern countries

The module has prepared for the Bangladeshi women migrant workers for informed migration to the Middle Eastern countries. The module can guide them to know about different stages of migration, safe migration, raise awareness about their rights as migrants and the measures to be taken if the rights violated. The module also contains the skills they need as a migrant workers and how to acquire those skills.

The modules have been specially prepared for training and orientation to the Bangladeshi women who want to migrate as domestic workers in Middle Eastern Countries including Saudi Arabia. The aspirant women migrants participating in this 30-day compulsory training in the Technical Training Center (TTC) regulated by the Bureau Manpower Employment and Training (BMET) of the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry of Bangladesh will be benefitted from this module and will receive overall training on skills and knowledge of migration and work.
A new chapter was included for the evaluation of training by reviewing the Sri Lankan training module. Video Clips, Flash Card, Poster and Infographic etc are included as training tools in the module. The module has been developed by using easy understandable methods in order to enhance interest of the participants having scope to use own thoughts and to share knowledge and experience with other.
ILO-DFID partnership programme on “Fair recruitment and decent work for women migrant worker in South Asia and the Middle East” known as “Work in Freedom (WIF)” has provided support to the BMET to develop this module for enhancing skills of aspirant’s women migrant workers and to ensure their rights to make the migration safe. RMMRU has given technical support in this regard.
BMET expressed high- gratefulness to the International Labour Organization (ILO), officials of the Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare & Overseas Employment, Civil Society / NGO representative, Technical Training Center (TTC) Trainer’s, RMMRU and others concerned , for their comprehensive opinion and suggestions to develop this module and to enrich with valuable feedback.