Domestic Workers in the Middle East

This book examines the slavery-like conditions of these female migrant domestic workers, with specific reference to the Kafala system of sponsorship.

Domestic Workers in the Middle East

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Migrant Domestic Workers in the Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: B. Fernandez, M. de Regt, Gregory Currie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-04 - Publisher: Springer

For over half a century, the Middle East has been major migration corridor for domestic workers from Asia and Africa. This book Illuminates the multidimensionality of these workers' lives as they engage in finding a balance between acting and being acted upon, struggle and accommodation, and movement and stasis.
Domestic Workers in the Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ray Jureidini
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Millions of women from poor countries migrate to the Middle East to undertake domestic work in order to support their families at home. This book examines the slavery-like conditions of these female migrant domestic workers, with specific reference to the Kafala system of sponsorship. Using Lebanon as a case study,
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Language: en
Pages: 21
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Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Antoinette Vlieger
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-29 - Publisher: Quid Pro Books

Page 1 opens with a jarring turn: "Filipina domestic worker, employed in Riyadh: 'Really they are good to me. If I say I need rest, they give me rest.' [And if they were not so good to you, if you would have some problem with your employer, where would you