Resources

Mapping of resources in host and origin countries, including NGOs, helplines and rights-based organisations.

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Kuwait Society for Human Rights

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

Non-resident Nepali Association – Qatar

Cultural organization

Non-Resident Nepali Association – Saudi

Support for Nepali migrants in Saudi Arabia

Pantubay

Network, research for OFWs around around the world

MigCall

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

Migrante ME Crisis Hotline

Support for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWS)

Dubai Foundation for Women and Children

Support for domestic workers in distress.

Email info@dfwac.ae

Phone 5111 (SMS Hotline)
800111 (Hotline)
+971 4 606 0300

Web http://www.dfwac.ae

Saudi Domestic Labor Program

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)

Legal assistance

The Anti-Racism Movement

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

Lebanese NGO Forum

Research, legal aid, network

Philippine Migrant Rights Watch

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)

Grievances for domestic workers

Phone 6616688
6653238

Migrante International

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

CARAM Asia

Email caraminfo@caramasia.org

Phone +603-2697 0708
+603-2697 0219

The Operations & Migrant Services (OMS) unit of IOM 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.

Email SriLankaOperations-MigrantServices@iom.int

Phone 0115-933333

Centre for Migrant Advocacy

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

Unlad Kabayan

Income generation projects, assistance for returning migrant workers

Pourakhi-Nepal

Support and advocacy for female migrant workers

Email pourakhi@mail.com.np

Phone +9779849135206 (Hotline Number)
+0977-01-4720854
+0977-01-4720853

Web http://www.pourakhi.org.np

Migrant Care

General

Migrants Rights Forum

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

Email drnaaga@in.com

Phone 91-9704409449

Tamkeen Center for Legal Aid

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

Caritas Lebanon Migrant Centre

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

Email info@caritas.org.lb

Phone +961-01-502 550
+961-01-502 551
+961-01-502 552
+961-76-555 335 (Hotline)

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

Pravasi Bandhu Welfare Trust

Research, skills training, financial advisory, departure training

Migrant Workers’ Protection Society (MWPS)

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

Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) Philippines

Promoting the rights of overseas filipino workers

MECC – Middle East Council of Churches

Refugee counseling and assistance

Sulong OFW

Support for Filipinos in Dubai

Migrante – 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)

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

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

Insan Association

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)

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.

Email nrnalebanon@yahoo.com

Phone 03 / 951260

National Human Rights Committee

General

Email nhrc@qatar.net.qa

Phone 009744408844
0097444444013 (Fax)
(+974) 50800006 (Hotline)
(+974) 50006008 (Hotline)
(+974) 66626663 (Hotline)

Web http://www.nhrc-qa.org/en/

Kuwait Social Work Society

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

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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