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Friday, 1 January 2010

On December 9, 2009, a Lebanese criminal court sentenced a Lebanese woman to 15 days in jail for repeatedly beating Jonalin Malibago, her Filipina maid, three years earlier.

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Saturday, 1 January 2011

The brief of this qualitative exploratory study was to conduct targeted interviews with female employers of migrant domestic workers, psychiatrists, lawyers and institutional stakeholders in Lebano

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Sunday, 1 January 2012

In recent years, the “sponsorship system” (kafala) in Lebanon and in other countries in the region has been identified as a core problem leading to the exploitation and abuse of migrant domestic wo

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Friday, 1 January 2016

Over 250,000 migrant women are employed by private households in Lebanon to carry out household tasks such as cleaning, cooking, and caring for children and the elderly.

International Labour Organization
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Friday, 1 January 2016

The right to freedom of movement forms one of the cornerstones of the international human rights regime and the Lebanese legal system.

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Saturday, 1 January 2011

Human trafficking and its link to migrant domestic labor in Lebanon is a complex, sensitive, and challenging issue. It raises numerous questions and demands further exploration.

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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

In most Arab countries, family matters including Domestic Violence continue to be handled by religious courts as civil legislation does not criminalise acts of violence within the family.

British Journal of General Practice
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Thursday, 1 January 2015

This paper is inspired by examples of domestic workers organizing themselves in different parts of the world through social and solidarity economy enterprises and organizations which have become mo

International Labour Organization
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Thursday, 1 January 2015

This study aims to shed light on the industry that profits from the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work employment in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Bang

International Labour Organization
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Tuesday, 1 January 2002

This study, prepared by Dr.

International Labour Office Geneva
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Thursday, 1 January 2009

This paper aims to analyse the actual and potential impact of the global crisis on international migrant workers through a focus on four issue-areas.

International Labour Organization
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Friday, 1 January 2010

This report was presented at the International Labour Conference, 99th Session, 2010.

International Labour Organization
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Thursday, 1 January 2009

The evolution of economic incentives and social norms in Lebanon has created new challenges for women to balance work and family life.

Mediterranean Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute
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Sunday, 1 January 2006

• 40,000 Benefit from Food & Non-Food Relief Items in Southern Lebanon & Bekaa Valley • Survey on Situation of Migrant Domestic Workers following Voluntary Repatriation of 13,300 Stranded M