LEBANON, Case and ruling of Withholding Migrant Domestic Workers Passports

The occurring process of withholding domestic workers identification documents, such as their passports, constraints the domestic workers movability and leaves them in a vulnerable situation. In this article by Sarah Wansa, Beirut-based legal researcher, she exposes such situation in Lebanon and a ruling issued by Summary Affairs Judge Jad Maalouf, where it states that an employer is required to return a migrant domestic worker’s passport. To learn more and read the full article, follow the link below.

The Legal Agenda.

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