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Saving a Safe Haven for Hong Kong's Domestic Workers

HK Magazine, Hong Kong, 25 Aug 2016 - The fund-raising campaign trying to keep Wan Chai's Haven shelter afloat.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 29, 2016 05:10 PM |
Govt to launch pilot for overseas domestic workers

Myanmar Times, 11 Aug 2016 - The government is planning to launch a pilot project aimed at protecting the rights of domestic workers from Myanmar who are employed in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, an official from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population said yesterday.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 29, 2016 05:05 PM |
Cambodians sue US and Thai firms over trafficking and forced labour claims

The Guardian, 18 Aug 2016 - Cambodian villagers recruited to work in Thai seafood industry file US lawsuit against four companies, including alleged Walmart shrimp suppliers

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 19, 2016 12:56 PM |
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Booklet on the domestic workers law in Kuwait

Kuwait Society for Human Rights in cooperation with the Department of Domestic Labor in the Ministry of Interior launched booklets on Domestic Labor Law by using images in five languages (Arabic, English, Filipino, Hindi, Urdu). Mr. Khalid Al Hamidi Al Ajmi - Chairman of the Board, said that the publications come with "Together" project to educate migrant labor on their rights in Kuwait which is implemented by the Society in collaboration with the Dutch Embassy in Kuwait. He also said that these booklets are the first group of the booklets. They also include Law of labor in the civil sector in five languages, and they will be distributed at airports, health centers and worker places. He stressed that the translation of the Domestic Labor Law into five languages, as well as the use of images in the Law Articles will contribute significantly to the knowledge of the domestic workers of their rights and will raise their awareness in a way that will be reflected positively in the protection of their rights in the society.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM |
COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Rabat, le 25Août 2016

RATIFICATION DE LA CONVENTION NUMÉRO 143 DE L’ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE DU TRAVAIL SUR LES TRAVAILLEURS MIGRANTS

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 25, 2016 12:00 AM |
Report: Global Meeting on Migration and Development 25. – 27 May 2016, Switzerland

Some 70 people working in the area of international cooperation as well as migration and development (M&D) met at the Global Meeting on Migration and Development on 25 – 27 May in Charmey. The meeting presented an opportunity for them to exchange on practices and perspectives, establish common ground, and strengthen a global network for a pragmatic and result-oriented implementation of the 2030 Agenda, recognizing migration as an important factor for sustainable development.

Posted by Ying Yang at Aug 03, 2016 03:36 PM |
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