Human trafficking remains pervasive in the Philippines under the watch of President Benigno Aquino III although a number of convictions sparked hope that reforms are in progress, the US State Department said in an annual report released on Monday.Read More
Christine’s eyes narrow and her bottom lip shakes when she talks about her former Singapore employer who beat her for taking a biscuit from the kitchen. “She got really angry with me, and after that point she started to hit me every time I irritated her,” she says.Read More
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