Migrant Workers In Lebanon

Nourhan Sharaf Eddine
The many problems of foreign domestic workers highlight workers’ problems, women’s problems, and the failure of the Kafala system. They also shed a light on the racism foreign girls face, the class system determining their social status and the commodification of their work.
Ghalia Al Alwani- Syrian Journalist
The clauses stipulated in the contract sound promising, although they do not tackle enough factors regarding the murderous discrimination of the migrant domestic workers in Lebanon to get to a stage where the Kafala system can be said to be abolished.
Marwa Saab
Zeina was sitting out on the street, on a narrow sidewalk that did not provide any space for her stuff, without a bathroom or a shelter to protect her. “The Madam did not let me take my three bags. She also took my phone that I had bought from my salary, as well as my passport…”
Myriam Sweidan
The economic crisis that the country is suffering through has weighed heavily on migrant workers; because of the lack of dollars, they are unable to send money back to their countries, because converting the Lebanese currency to the dollar at currency exchange offices means losing a large portion of its value.
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