لمجتمعنا For Our Society, bringing you the power of film

لمجتمعنا Bringing you the power of film. For our Society  لمجتمعنا translated means “for our society” is a three-day human rights film festival in Kuwait in which members of the community will come together to create a space motivated by the power of film to ignite positive discussion on prevailing human rights issues in Kuwait,Continue reading “لمجتمعنا For Our Society, bringing you the power of film”

action/2015 present in Kuwait

It has been overwhelming to see how many people have mobilised around the action/2015 campaign globally! but here in Kuwait, it has been an amazing experience to see the passion that every participant brought to the Financing Our Future event organised by Project 189 and the Kuwait Society for Human Rights. Every individual that joinedContinue reading “action/2015 present in Kuwait”

Project 189 joins action/2015

In 2015 world leaders will meet at key summits to set the goals and targets that will affect how we tackle issues like poverty, inequality and climate change for years to come. To ensure that our leaders set and fund ambitious goals to tackle these issues, then we must together take action: By coming togetherContinue reading “Project 189 joins action/2015”

A manual to help domestic workers calculate their working time

This manual presents and explains how to use a working time tool that was designed for live-in domestic workers to record and calculate their working time and rest periods. The working time tool was originally designed as a response to the concern that live-in domestic workers work extremely long hours, while their employers often feelContinue reading “A manual to help domestic workers calculate their working time”

Is your home a decent workplace?

Created by the International Domestic Workers Federation, here you can find a quick checklist to make sure that your home is a decent place for someone to work. If we have someone at home doing the chores and helping with the children, in return we have a responsibility to provide decent wages, decent hours, decent treatment.Continue reading “Is your home a decent workplace?”

MUSANED – A program to protect domestic workers by the MOL from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MUSANED is a new online program addressing issues concerning domestic migrant work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Website is provided in English and in Arabic and it is composed of seven tools: Rights and Obligations (of both the employer and the employee) Service Stages (of recruitment, employment and departure) Recruitment Offices and CompaniesContinue reading “MUSANED – A program to protect domestic workers by the MOL from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”

Kuwait Bans Ethiopian Migrants and Deports Nearly 13,000 Domestic Workers | Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East | Migrant Rights

According to this press release by migrant-rights, Kuwait fails to focus at the root of the problem. The death of a Kuwaiti woman by an Ethiopian domestic worker has initiated a collective reaction from the Kuwaiti Government to expell and stop recruitment of all Ethiopian migrant workers in Kuwait. This included the raid of recruitingContinue reading “Kuwait Bans Ethiopian Migrants and Deports Nearly 13,000 Domestic Workers | Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East | Migrant Rights”