Q&A by Migrant-Rights to Alix Nasri, ILO consultant, following research study of Lebanon Domestic Workers

Interview by Migrant-Rights.org to Alix Nasri an ILO consultant who also is one of the authors of a recently released research study. Such research seeks to answer what are the reasons preventing domestic workers in Lebanon to have access to justice, such study was developed alongside ILO and Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center. Access to justiceContinue reading “Q&A by Migrant-Rights to Alix Nasri, ILO consultant, following research study of Lebanon Domestic Workers”

Countries that have ratified C189

Many countries do not have existing, sufficient or effective laws to protect domestic workers; C189 is a convention adopted during the 100th session of the International Labour Organization, which seeks to enforce policies that assure safe and fare working conditions for domestic workers. Throughout International Domestic Workers Federation we here share the campaigns update ofContinue reading “Countries that have ratified C189”

LEBANON: DOMESTIC WORKERS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THEIR LABOUR LAWS

According to this article by Anti-Slavery International, domestic workers in Lebanon  experience poor living and working conditions; most who are women migrants from Nepal fall victims of various circumstances of abuse due to lack of sufficient  legal protection. Furthermore, a flawed ‘protection’ from Nepal and absence of pre-departure training are presented in this article asContinue reading “LEBANON: DOMESTIC WORKERS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THEIR LABOUR LAWS”

Project 189 has been chosen as a grantee by the World Justice Project

Project 189 is very excited to announce that it has been awarded with a grant by the World Justice Project for the startup initiative SARA (Social Accountability for Recruitment Agencies). In Kuwait domestic labor represents a large number of the working force, but its workers, who mostly are women and girls, are the least protected.Continue reading “Project 189 has been chosen as a grantee by the World Justice Project”