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The Wide Gap Between C189 and Laws Pertaining to Domestic Workers in the GCC

On June 16, 2021

This is the 10 year anniversary of the Convention concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189). None of the GCC states, who in total employ close to 4 million migrant domestic workers, have ratified the convention, though some claim their laws or contracts meet the standards. Below is a quick review of the wide gap between C189 and the laws in the region.