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Summary When Cecilia P., a 36-year-old woman from Venezuela, arrived in the Mexican town of Nogales in November 2019 with her 13-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son, she went to the border crossing to the United States and tried to apply for asylum.…
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Introduction Unprecedented numbers of people are taking dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean to reach countries of the European Union. Migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing the Mediterranean for decades. The numbers have…
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“I Wanted to Lie Down and Die” Trafficking and Torture of Eritreans in Sudan and Egypt Map Summary Recommendations To the Government of Egypt To…
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Summary Arif B. was just 15 years old in early 2011 when he left Afghanistan to travel to Indonesia by himself.He borrowed US$7,000 to pay smugglers to bring him to…
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Ten Long Years: A Briefing on Eritrea’s Missing Political Prisoners Summary Methodology Recommendations To the Government of Eritrea To the United Nations, African…
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Summary Kuwaiti people treat domestic workers like members of the family. There is no difference between them and any member of the family. —Mohammed al-Kandari, undersecretary of social affairs and labor, Kuwait, November…
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Slow Reform Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the Middle East Summary Key Recommendations to Governments of Labor-Receiving Countries To Labor Ministries and Parliaments To …
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I. Summary Initially I got 400 riyals as my monthly salary.  Every two years they increased it by 100 or 200 riyals.  By the end I earned 700 riyals [$182][1] per month…. On top of my salary they gave me some…
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Swept Under the Rug Abuses against Domestic Workers Around the World I. Introduction Best and worst government practices Key recommendations To Labor Ministries To Heads of State and Government, and…
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Help Wanted: Abuses against Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Indonesia and Malaysia Map 1:Map of Southeast Asia Map 2:Migration Flows between Indonesia and Malaysia I.Summary Key Recommendations II. Background Labor Migration in Asia Indonesian…
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SUMMARY "It was like a bad dream" is the way one migrant worker from the Philippines summed up his experiences in Saudi Arabia.Another worker, from Bangladesh, told us: "I slept many nights beside the road and spent many…