Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East
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An MR series that travels to countries of origin and explores the lived experiences of both returning and potential migrants, and their families.
As parts of the country begin to re-open, low-income migrants are still bearing the brunt of the economic crisis.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the financial exclusion of migrant workers and their families has been thrown into sharp relief.
In our op-ed for Al Jazeera, we urge Gulf countries to better protect migrant workers in their Covid-19 response.
Gulf countries are moving to ease restrictions put in place to contain COVID-19 virus despite high infection rates.
Associate Editor and Director of Projects Vani Saraswathi discusses the condition of foreign domestic workers amid the Covid19 crisis with the Institute of Human Rights and Business (podcast).
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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