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Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Bangladesh – Condition of domestic workers is horrifying in Bangladesh; they are working 24*7 without getting any leave of payment for sick leaf. Especially the women who work as house help is even worse as…

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Nagaland’s domestic workers: muzzled agony

Nagaland’s domestic workers: muzzled agony

Nagaland, India – Covid-19 pandemic has whipped nations’ economy and struck a havoc on livelihoods. Some professions are at the worst receiving end than others. Domestic workers have always been the silent bearers of discrimination…

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Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

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Domestic workers in Brazil need robust labour rights system

Domestic workers in Brazil need robust labour rights system

The plight of domestic workers in Brazil calls for the government to establish strong labour rights Brazil has emerged as one of the worst-hit nations in the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the…

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Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

Amnesty report: Qatar domestic workers share tormenting accounts of exploitation

According to the new report by Amnesty International, domestic workers employed in Qatar have been pushed to limit by the absence of rest, misuse, ill-treatment, and overwork. Amnesty has spoken to 105 domestic workers who…

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Hong Kong’s courts refuse to come to aid of domestic workers

Hong Kong’s courts refuse to come to aid of domestic workers

By not overturning the rule that forces foreign domestic workers to live with their families, Hong Kong’s courts perpetuate the exploitative and abusive environment in which these women languish. On September 21, Nancy Almorin Lubiano…

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ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

ILO’s latest report says over 55 million domestic workers facing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As per the latest International Labor Organization (ILO), around 55 million domestic workers are at risk of getting their income cut or lose their job due to the coronavirus lockdown. In the month of February,…

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