Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East
The life cycle of wage theft in the GCC
Health and Safety
Detention & Deportation
An MR series that travels to countries of origin and explores the lived experiences of both returning and potential migrants, and their families.
Migrants take a hit as they grapple with job loss and uncertainty
Sierra Leonean women trafficked to Oman await rescue
Stranded workers struggle as Sri Lanka delays repatriation.
Migrants stranded abroad fear loss of possessions and entitlements in Kuwait
Sponsors' control over employees remains for the large part
A domestic worker shares her horrendous experience trying to navigate the Qatari justice system
Wage Protection System
Kuwait announced that it will resume the recruitment of domestic workers from abroad starting from 17 January, after a hiatus of more than 10 months due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Bahrain’s parliament passed a bill on Tuesday that would require migrants to work for three years with their current sponsor before they can transfer to another sponsor.
of domestic workers are not in possession of their passports, according to the Kuwait Society for Human Rights.
weekly average for domestic workers in Saudi, the second highest in the world.
Practices, policies, and prospective reforms impacting domestic workers
Current cases and issues with access to grievance mechanisms and justice
Working hours, salaries, safety, and the physical and mental conditions migrants live and work under
Issues and policies that affect migrant workers across the region
Opinion pieces from observers and stakeholders
Practices and prospective reforms of the intermediaries between migrants and employers
Stereotypes and xenophobic policies and practices that affect migrant workers
Reforms and consequences of the Kafala system
The experiences of female migrant workers
Official statements by Migrant-Rights.org
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