kafa - enough violence and exploitation in Lebanon
enough violence
enough violence Watch our video posts on youtube enough violence kafa - enough violence and exploitation Contact
Stories & newsletters
Studies
Manuals
Informational Material
Laws and policies
Annual Reports
Kafa Facebook Page Kafa Facebook Page Follow Kafa on Twitter Kafa Facebook Page Watch our video posts on youtube

Studies

  Intertwined: A Study of Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon
Over 250,000 migrant women are employed by private households in Lebanon to carry out household tasks such as cleaning, cooking, and caring for children and the elderly. A standard contract for Domestic Workers sets out the basic parameters for the employment relationship, which creates a legal link between the “the worker” and the “employer”. In Lebanon, the employer wields a great degree of power in determining the living and working conditions of a migrant domestic worker (MDW). The inequities are created in part by a normative framework in Lebanon heavily dominated by a sponsorship system, known as kafala. Under kafala a worker’s legal status is linked to one employer and the worker cannot unilaterally exit the employment relationship. The domestic workers’ exclusion from labour legislation and social protection exacerbates the power imbalance.
fbimage
Download Intertwined
 
Mission & Vision
News & Campaigns
Publications
Videos
Child Protection    Exploitation & Trafficking in Women   
Family Violence    Support Center
KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation - Address: 43, Badaro Street, Beydoun Bldg, First Floor - Tel:961-1-392220 - Fax: 961-1-392220 - Email: kafa@kafa.org.lb
Copyright © KAFA 2010 - All Rights Reserved. Terms and Conditions of Use Softimpact Softimpact web design and development 2010.