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Should the Philippines ban its citizens from working in the Gulf?

Should the Philippines ban its citizens from working in the Gulf?

The majority of Kippreport readers believe domestic workers are ‘treated like slaves’.

February 14, 2010 1:28
 
Look who’s complaining

Look who’s complaining

Saudi authorities are mulling a ban on housemaids from certain Asian countries, claiming they are indifferent to the local culture and have been involved in ‘child murders and incidents of violence’. Meanwhile, the number of maids being abused in the Kingdom is growing at an alarming rate.

January 26, 2010 1:47
 

Thousands of Indonesians to leave Saudi

At least 5,000 Indonesian domestic workers…

November 8, 2009 4:31
 
Damaged goods

Damaged goods

An eight-year-old girl who was gang raped has been abandoned by her family.

July 25, 2009 8:44
 
Israeli soldiers break their silence

Israeli soldiers break their silence

A group of Israeli soldiers who participated in the Gaza offensive in January 2009 claim the Israeli army is responsible for countless abuses against Palestinian civilians due to...

July 15, 2009 11:59
 
Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

A large number of women are abused in the country, say activists, but measures are now being taken to fight the issue.

March 12, 2009 4:07
 
Seven-hour work day for “burdensome” jobs, says Saudi

Seven-hour work day for “burdensome” jobs, says Saudi

The kingdom has been severely criticized by Human Rights Watch for allowing the abuse of workers, and the government says it is taking steps to improve the situation.

December 21, 2008 10:42
 
Ads implore Saudis to show mercy

Ads implore Saudis to show mercy

Six ads, one campaign: the ‘mercy’ PSA highlights a pressing issue faced in many Saudi households.

December 15, 2008 6:20
 
Now the maids are calling the shots

Now the maids are calling the shots

With increased work during Ramadan, Saudi women are forced to employ ‘illegal’ housemaids, who direct the terms of their employment

August 31, 2008 9:25
 
Cover me: I’m going in

Cover me: I’m going in

Sri Lanka plans new insurance plan for domestic workers in Saudi Arabia, which has the largest number of Sri Lankan housemaids in the region.

August 24, 2008 9:49
 
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