Rejimon Kuttappan has been investigating migrant worker rights issues in South Asia and the Arab Gulf for over 11 years.
At Equidem Research and Consulting which offers leading human rights and labour rights expertise for business, government and the third sector, Reji is responsible for managing and carrying out investigations within India and in the India-Arab Gulf migration corridor.
He has carried out investigations for a range of organisations, namely International Labour Organisation and International Trade Union Confederation.
Reji has delivered several workshops and seminars in Asia and the Middle East for civil society on identifying worker rights violations, and for journalists on the importance of adopting ethical standards while reporting migrant issues.
Rejimon has extensive experience interviewing migrant workers of all backgrounds across the Arab Gulf and in South Asia.
He has also published works in Thomson Reuters Foundation, Migrants-Rights, Middle East Eye, The Caravan, Scroll.in and Times of Oman on migrant worker issues in the Arab Gulf and India.
Rejimon is also the founder of MigCall, a smart phone app launched to help Indian migrant workers in the Arab Gulf lodge complaints about their conditions. Rejimon is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.