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domestic workers

Employees deserve better

Employees deserve better

In a part of the world where many employees exist in difficult situations, maids are perhaps the most exposed. Sam Potter argues we need to protect them better.

August 4, 2010 4:21
 

Saudis advised against hiring maids locally

A large number of recruitment offices are operating illegally in the Kingdom, giving shelter to runaway maids and then hiring them to Saudi employers.

May 17, 2010 11:15
 

Rights groups reject fatwa allowing Saudi women to work as maids

Academics say domestic work is ‘humiliating’ for KSA nationals.

March 21, 2010 2:39
 
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
 
No Arab maids

No Arab maids

According to authorities, Arab nationals are not allowed to take up domestic jobs in the UAE.

October 28, 2009 9:38
 
Kuwait to regulate domestic workers

Kuwait to regulate domestic workers

The country is planning new rules to protect the rights of sponsors and to help prevent visa trading among domestic workers.

August 12, 2009 2:17