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UAE Slams Human Rights Watch Report On Domestic Worker Abuse - Gulf Business

Posted by jaypee 1144 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The UAE has dismissed a recent report by Human Rights Watch about the abuse of foreign domestic workers in the country saying that it has “drawn sweeping conclusions based on a small, unrepresentative sample.”

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UAE committed to protecting rights of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 1144 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (Khaleej Times): The UAE on Thursday responded to a recent statement issued by Human Rights Watch about the treatment of foreign domestic workers in the country by saying that the organisation had “drawn sweeping conclusions based on a small, unrepresentative sample”.

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UAE's visa sponsorship system ties domestic workers to abuse – HRW

Posted by jaypee 1145 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Domestic helpers continue to be at the mercy of abusive employers due to their exclusion from changes made to ‘kafala’, the visa sponsorship system of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) .

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Beaten, trapped, abused and underpaid – migrant domestic workers in the UAE

Posted by jaypee 1147 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has failed to protect female migrant domestic workers from beatings, hunger, overwork, underpayment and forced labour, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, urging authorities in the Gulf State to end the traditional kafala visa sponsorship system, which perpetuates much of the exploitation.

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PressTV - Foreign workers in UAE treated like slaves: HRW

Posted by jaypee 1147 days ago United Arab Emirates
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A human rights organization has lashed out at the United Arab Emirates over appalling working conditions in the Persian Gulf Arab state.

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Underpaid and Overworked: No offs forexpat men working in small shops in Abu Dhabi

Posted by jaypee 1155 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI: Scores of expat men working in groceries, laundries and vegetable and fruit shops in Abu Dhabi are being denied weekly offs and over-time benefits, XPRESS has learnt.

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Labour companies honoured for complying with mid-day break rule

Posted by jaypee 1170 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: Labour companies are showing more compassion to outdoor workers during peak summer, reports by the Permanent Committee for Labour Affairs (PCLA) in Dubai show.

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PHL mission in UAE scrambles to beat Oct 15 ePassport deadline

Posted by jaypee 1213 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Philippine officials in the United Arab Emirates are scrambling to beat the International Civil Aviation Organization's Oct. 15 deadline for all countries to use ePassports for travel.

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