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Slave labour is not just Qatar’s problem
Global Construction Review - 25 November 2014.
Philippines welcomes new labour contracts for the GCC
Gulf News - 27 November 2014 - New laws for domestic helpers in line with the country’s demands, official says
Asia-Pacific and Arab States Regional Programme on Empowering Women Migrant Workers in Asia
UNIFEM 2010. The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, part of UN Women) has been implementing “The UNIFEM Asia-Pacific and Arab States Regional ...
Hidden faces of the Gulf miracle - Union View #21
ITUC International Trade Union Confederation - May 2011. Behind the gleaming cities of Doha (Qatar) and Dubai (UAE), stories of migrant workers with few rights ...
This paper was published by December 18 and it reviews the migration in the Middle East, the paper further describes features of the ICRMW and how the ...
Labour immigration and labour markets in the GCC countries: national patterns and trends
This is a Research Paper from the Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States. The paper uses statistical data and recent ...
More migration is in everyone’s interest
Gulf Times - July 11, 2011. In almost every rich country, anti-immigrant fervour is at fever pitch. But it is a malady that must be resisted if these societies ...
Arab Uprising Bypasses Domestic Slaves
By Simba Russeau, published on March 1, 2011.
GCC for clear-cut laws to protect migrant workers
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has proposed bringing all recruitment agencies under a legal framework to root out fraudulent practices in the workers' ...
Kuwait: Minister Rejects Off-Days for Maids on Account of Tradition
Migrant Rights - June 11, 2011. Kuwait has always been heavily criticized for the treatment of migrant workers and the little attention media and the ...
Kuwait's Indian embassy sets model to help workers in distress
This article was published on February 27, 2011 on
Refugee Crisis Builds at Tunisia Border
An article published in the Wall Street Journal on March 2, 2011. By Stacy Meichtry
Up to 7,000 migrants stranded at Egypt-Libya border
This article was published on Ahram Online on Monday 28 Feb 2011.
Saudi Arabia suspends visas to Indonesian domestic workers
CNN - July 1, 2011. Beginning Saturday, Saudi Arabia will suspend the issuance of visas to domestic workers from Indonesia, the latest move in what may be a ...
Nepali migrant workers stage protest in Qatar
24 November 2014 - Kantipur - About 600 Nepali migrant workers in Qatar have taken to the streets, demanding that their employer should pay them not less than ...
Gulf, Asia approve steps to protect foreign workers
The Daily Star - 28 November 2014 - Gulf and Asian labor ministers agreed Thursday on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving ...
Qatar’s ambitious future driven on by North Korean ‘forced labour’
The Guardian - 7 November 2014 - As dusk falls on the luxury high-rise emerging from the swirling sands in the desert north of Doha, dozens of labourers hurry ...