Bargaining For More

In our latest Deeper Read article for Rights!, Ukri Soirila and Luca Bonadiman advocate for the human rights movement to go beyond mere resistance and raise the stakes of the bargain, in the face of multiple crises.

Protecting Migrant Workers’ Rights in Lebanon amid Political, Economic and Health Crises

JASMIN LILIAN DIAB

In this article, Jasmin Lilian Diab shines a light on the plight of domestic workers caught under the Kafala system in Lebanon: “migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are not governed by the country‚Äôs labour laws, but are rather confined by an archaic Kafala system, an inherently abusive migration sponsorship system, which puts them at an increased risk of being subjected to labour exploitation, forced labour and human trafficking.”