Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there’s little they can do because they’re excluded from the country’s labor law protections, a rights group said Thursday.
Foreign maids from impoverished countries endure physical, sexual and emotional abuse in the United Arab Emirates, trapped by a system that denies them protection, an international rights group said Thursday.
By Matikas Santos
The absence of labor law protections and a sponsorship system that “chains domestic workers to their employers” have resulted in “overworked, underpaid, and abused” workers at the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a report released Thursday.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
A Filipina domestic helper was slapped with an adultery charge Sunday after giving birth at the bathroom of her employer’s home in Al-Nouf, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates last week.
Dubai has relaunched an ambitious project to develop its second airport, touted originally as the world’s largest, to handle 120 million passengers a year.