‘Victoria’ had not been particularly unhappy with her job until it came to the December holidays. She had arrived in Qatar in August 2012 from her home in the Philippines to work for an expatriate family in their Doha home,
Between 1999 and 2005, at least 147 migrant domestic workers died from workplace accidents or suicide, most by jumping or falling from residential buildings. There is no single reason why domestic workers resort to suicide, but research by Human Rights
In 2016, three community-based organizations that operate in the Texas–Mexico border region collaborated on a participatory research project. A.Y.U.D.A. Inc., Fuerza del Valle Workers’ Center and Comité de Justicia Laboral/Labor Justice Committee trained 36 women from the local communities as
The eight good practices demonstrate successful initiatives to combat child labour in India and Nepal; to establish strong and sustainable domestic workers organizations in the form of trade unions, cooperatives or associations in Indonesia, the Philippines and the Republic of
Domestic Worker is a sector that is plagued with exploitation due to the environment of a private home and the migrant status many domestic workers have.
Within the realm of domestic work, gender-based violence has been an ongoing issue with little to no resources for domestic workers to seek refuge. With that in mind, this document serves to define the protections needed to secure a safe
A report focusing on female domestic workers working overseas that make them the most vulnerable. Due to the fact that they are not protected by labour laws, abusive and exploitative conditions persist within this sector.
In a 2011 report, domestic workers were identified as being at a heightened risk of exploitation and abuse, including sexual abuse. The FRA elaborates the details and goes into length about domestic workers and their experiences, specifically within the EU.
146,000 female migrant domestic workers are employed in the UAE, and although there are reputable households that treat domestic workers humanely, there is handful on the other side that have carried out an exploitive measures towards their domestic workers. HRW
Focusing primarily on domestic workers, garment workers, fishers, farm workers, and migrant workers, this report provides government practices and recommendations on ending gendered-based violence.