BEIRUT: Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi announced Wednesday that the number of work permit renewals for domestic workers in Lebanon has decreased by 60 percent, which he said would lead to a rise in the employment of Lebanese nationals instead.Read More
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BEIRUT: At a time when more and more voices are being raised against the mistreatment of domestic workers in Lebanon, a new association has been formed to defend Lebanese families against allegations of abuse, while rejecting the notion that the housewife is always guilty.Read More
A new NGO in Lebanon just seems to have it all figured out, or actually, not at all.
The Association to Protect Family Privacy and the Worker held a news conference earlier this week to point out how Lebanese housewives have become the victims of an “unfair” media campaign against the kafala system.Read More
BEIRUT — At a meeting of domestic workers in the Wata El Msaytbeh neighborhood on a sleepy Sunday, 20 women from Asian and African countries gathered to do what seemed impossible just a few months ago: Create an action plan for a newly formed union to protect the rights of domestic workers.Read More
Lebanon's Labor Ministry says its new 24-hour help hotline is part of broader efforts to reduce abuse of migrant domestic workers.
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