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Philippines Consulate (Dubai)

Philippines, UAE

The Philippines Consulate in Dubai provides information services and support through a WhatsApp hotline.

Kuwait Society for Human Rights

Kuwait

Free legal representation for low-income migrant labourers, human rights advocacy

Non-resident Nepali Association – Qatar

Nepal, Qatar

Cultural organization

Non-Resident Nepali Association – Saudi

Nepal, Saudi Arabia

Support for Nepali migrants in Saudi Arabia

Pantubay

Philippines

Network, research for OFWs around around the world

MigCall

Bahrain, India, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Provides hotline and helpline numbers for migrants in the GCC. Available in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and English

Migrante ME Crisis Hotline

Bahrain, Kuwait, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE

Support for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWS)

Dubai Foundation for Women and Children

UAE

Support for domestic workers in distress.

Saudi Domestic Labor Program

Saudi Arabia

Official Ministry of Labor site established to receive complaints of abuse and to inform of workers and employers of their rights and obligations.

Beirut Bar Association (Institute for Human Rights)

Lebanon

Legal assistance

The Anti-Racism Movement

Lebanon

Community organizing, monitoring, documenting and awareness-raising and advocacy against racism in Lebanon, especially towards migrant domestic workers.

Lebanese NGO Forum

Lebanon

Research, legal aid, network

Philippine Migrant Rights Watch

Philippines

Education, lobbying, monitoring to protect the rights of Filipino migrants and their families from departure to return

The Office of the Domestic Workers Committee (India)

India, Saudi Arabia

Grievances for domestic workers

Phone 6616688
6653238

Migrante International

Philippines

Supports the rights of Filipino workers (OFWs) around the world.

CARAM Asia

Malaysia

The Operations & Migrant Services (OMS) unit of IOM Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Responsible for the provision of resettlement and visa support solutions for immigrants, refugees, immigration and consular departments, diplomatic missions, resettlement entities and visa applicants related to temporary or permanent migration.

Centre for Migrant Advocacy

Philippines, Saudi Arabia

Advocacy, information dissemination, networking, capability-building, direct assistance, and research

Unlad Kabayan

Philippines

Income generation projects, assistance for returning migrant workers

Pourakhi-Nepal

Nepal

Support and advocacy for female migrant workers

Migrant Care

Indonesia

General

Migrants Rights Forum

India

Assisting and advocating for the rights of Indian migrant workers abroad.

Tamkeen Center for Legal Aid

Jordan

Training, shelter, research, advocacy, legal aid, awareness-raising

Caritas Lebanon Migrant Centre

Lebanon

Advocacy, rights-awareness training services, national awareness campaigns, temporary shelter, assistance to asylum and refugees, legal aid, medical aid, education initiatives, repatriation assistance

Pravasi Bandhu Welfare Trust

India, UAE

Research, skills training, financial advisory, departure training

Migrant Workers’ Protection Society (MWPS)

Bahrain

Advocacy, shelter, medical and legal aid, repatriation services, charity, media and public awareness

Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) Philippines

Philippines

Promoting the rights of overseas filipino workers

MECC – Middle East Council of Churches

Lebanon

Refugee counseling and assistance

Sulong OFW

Philippines, UAE

Support for Filipinos in Dubai

Migrante – UAE

Philippines, UAE

Migrante International's UAE's chapter promotes the rights and welfare of Filipino migrants, intervenes in labor disputes, provides services to abused workers, and conducts research as well as pre-departure training programs.

KAFA (Enough)

Lebanon

Legal, social and psychological assistance to migrant domestic workers who are victims of physical and sexual abuse

Phone +961 3 018019 (Helpline for women victims of violence)
+961 1 392220-1 (Tel/fax)

Web http://www.kafa.org.lb

Armenian Relief Cross in Lebanon

Lebanon

Provides social and medical services to refugees and migrants in need.

Insan Association

Lebanon

Provides social, psychological & legal support for refugee & migrant families, psycho-social and recreational activities for children & temporary shelter, “Insan House” for vulnerable & at risk children for whom no other alternative is available.

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)

Lebanon, Nepal

The NRNA is a non-political, non-profit and voluntary international organization. that helps Nepali citizens who have been arrested and detained in prisons, provides for the social welfare and wellbeing of Nepalese citizens, and distributes pamphlets on the duties, responsibilities and rights of domestic workers and their employers. The Association holds a gathering once a month to meet, share information and discuss any problems they confront.

National Human Rights Committee

Qatar

General

Kuwait Social Work Society

Kuwait

Conducts studies on and advocates for migrant laborers and domestic workers

Email https://twitter.com/swskw (Twitter)

Web sws.org.kw

UAE Ministry of Labor Hotlines

UAE

Ministry of labour call center for receiving labour complaints

Phone 800665
8005005
800665 (24 hours)
Nonpayment related complaint: http://www.dubai.ae/ar/ServiceDirectory/Pages/ServiceDetails.aspx?ServiceID=2716&Identity=3030

Web www.mol.gov.ae

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