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Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers

Migrant Agency and Social Change

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      • Source title: Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers: Migrant Agency and Social Change (Mobility & Politics)

        StatementPalgrave Pivot
        PublishersPalgrave Pivot
        LC ClassificationsAug 07, 2019
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 75 p. :
        Number of Pages44
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 103030240541

        nodata File Size: 3MB.

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Urgent and sustained pressure needs to be applied on all states to ratify this important convention. Some girls choose to leave in order not to become a burden on their families; in other cases, parents send their daughters to the Middle East in the hope they'll find a better life there.

She was one of a group of Ethiopian women in Beirut saving money to launch a farming project in her homeland to provide jobs for fellow Ethiopians and a future for herself.

Uprety and Subedi have since relocated to Canada where they and a staff of mostly anonymous colleagues, work round the clock to free domestic workers from bondage in Lebanon. Race and national origin are also weapons.

But Meskerem was not so lucky, the younger sister said. Meskerem, then 28, and her younger sister Tsedale, who was 25 at the time, travelled to Lebanon in March 2012.

Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers

The of these workers are women, and there have been numerous reports of migrant domestic workers being abused or murdered. They know well the world in which they send the unsuspecting and care not. A local recruitment broker who met Meskerem portrayed Lebanon as a shortcut to success. 9 percent of the work force. These are mainly deaths by suicide or from botched escape attempts. " He proceed to slap Betty and ordered her to strip. But the ban has never been properly enforced and the numbers of women migrating to Lebanon for work swelled in subsequent years.

These may be individuals or companies, many of which are little more than criminal traffickers.

Lived Realities of Ethiopian Domestic Workers in the Gulf — Women in Islam

They can be confined to the house for weeks or months, and in many cases women are forced to continue working long past the completion of their contract and are not allowed to return home. Opportunities and Dangers of Migration Despite the 2013 ban, irregular migration from Ethiopia continued and,may have increased. While the onus of labour protection measures lies with Lebanese authorities, Ethiopia, a fast-developing country and Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers to the African Union headquarters, has also come under criticism for abandoning its citizens trapped overseas.

Amnesty International also documented some extreme cases of forced labour and human trafficking. The people of Ayodhya are believed to have lit thousands of earthen lamps to illuminate the city and to guide the royal family home.

have been put into place to help domestic workers, including granting one day off per week, 30 days of annual paid leave, 12-hour work days with rest, and overtime compensation.