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We want to create a balance in the relationship between the housewife and the domestic worker
," Maya Geara said.
Bahrain has introduced new rules allowing expatriates in the kingdom to legally employ domestic workers
in a move to end the housemaid visa black market, a report said.
Saudi Minister of Labor Adel Faqih highlighted that all contracts between employers and domestic workers
shall be properly insured, explaining that the insurance shall cover compensation for both the worker, in case of illness or death, and the employer, in case that the worker runs away.
From 2009 to 2010, a comparative research project entitled, Health of Our Heroes: Qualitative Study on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Information of Women Migrant Domestic Workers
(1) was conducted by the Action for Health Initiatives, Inc.
The Director General of the Executive Bureau of the GCC Council of Ministers of Labour and Council of Ministers of Social Affairs, Aqeel Ahmed Al Jassim said, "The meeting came out with fruitful results, which will sure contribute in supporting the coordination and cooperation march between our countries, particularly the issue of the domestic workers
According to Tim Parkhouse, secretary general of NEF, the proposal to establish the Employers of Domestic Workers
of Namibia Organisation (EDWNO) stems from the need to represent the views of employers of domestic workers
to government, regional councils, municipalities and other institutions.
The new convention asserts that domestic workers
must be treated no less favourably than other workers generally, and have a right to equal treatment and non-discrimination, decent wages and hours of work, social protection and social security, rest days, and the right to form and join trade unions.
Using a historical lens, this article analyzes the contemporary domestic worker
movement's success and momentum in transforming cultural attitudes toward favoring the legal protection of domestic workers
Functions: State governments should appoint state boards, district boards and local boards to look in to the matters relating to schemes for the welfare of domestic worker
such as social security, health, medical, education and other beneficial schemes, To prescribe Minimum Standards to achieve decent conditions of work, Recommend appropriate strategies on elimination of any form of forced/bonded and child labour.
The decision to reprogram the department's computers in order to deny access for procedures to issue entry visas to Indian domestic workers
was made following a missive from the foreign ministry to the interior ministry.
Abu Dhabi -- Supplying Indonesian domestic workers
to households is a "huge business" carried out by "unscrupulous" agencies undeterred by the ban, the head of the Indonesian mission in the Capital said.
THIS is in response to the news story recently published in your newspaper regarding the Indonesian president's plan to stop sending Indonesian domestic workers
Muscat: Hiring of Indonesian domestic workers
in the Sultanate will be suspended from March 1, according to a senior official of Indonesian Embassy in Muscat.
FamiliesCehiring domestic workers
have been urged to treat them as human beings and with the respect that they deserve.