Despite the pressure form ILO and other organizations, Qatar was able to use its financial resources to obtain a time extension in the deadline initially established to reform its Kafala System. Read the full article published by International Trade Union Confederation. Qatar Buys Time at the ILO – International Trade Union Confederation.
Law students of Qatar University (QU) and their counterparts from Kuwait University at a legal clinic recently discussed drafting of a model law to protect domestic workers. The event was organised by the College of Law (LAWC) in conjunction with The Protection Project at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (JHU-SAIS). The purposeContinue reading “The Peninsula Qatar – Students discuss drafting law on domestic workers”
FIFA requests update on working conditions in Qatar – FIFA.com.
This article is from a study that was done to study human rights abuses against the most marginalized societies in the Gulf Countries. The study focuses particularly on workers from the Tamil Nedu region and observing that the highest amount of abuse against this population is occuring in the Middle East with the highest numberContinue reading “India’s National Domestic Workers Movement Confronts Violations of Migrants’ Rights in the Gulf | Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East | Migrant Rights”