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Statistics of Sri Lankan workers in the Middle East

On November 14, 2008

There is a vast number of Sri Lankan female workers coming into the Middle East, as the graphs will indicate below. Despite Sri Lanka's efforts to limit the number of workers particularly in the Gulf due to increasing records of abuse, there is no suggestion that the data below has drastically changed over the years. Securing the human rights of these migrant and domestic workers is still regarded as a major challenge.