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Summary “We regard Mr. Mansoor’s arrest and detention as a direct attack on the legitimate work of human rights defenders in the UAE.” –UN Human Rights Experts on March 28, 2017 regarding Ahmed Mansoor’s arrest “According to reports at our disposal…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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Summary The [employer’s] houses were too big and salary very little. I was working for four houses for 50 rials (US$130) [per month] only. It was not fair.… I told this to the agent [in Oman] and said, “I want to go back home.…” She said, “You cannot go…
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 The work wasn’t what I expected it to be. It was

 totally different. I would wake up to start cooking, then cleaning, washing

 clothes, and then cooking again. No rest, there was just…
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 The Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi in

 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been working to convert Saadiyat Island into

 an international…
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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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 Returned to Risk
 Deportation of HIV-Positive Migrants 
 Summary
 Introduction
 International Law
 Prohibitions on Deportation: The Principle of
 Non-Refoulement
 Additional Human Rights and Humanitarian Protections…
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 Saadiyat Island, in the Arabian Gulf, lies 500 meters off
 the coast of Abu Dhabi, the oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates. Today,
 the triangular, 27 square kilometer island consists primarily of sand and mangrove…
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 Exported and Exposed
 Abuses against Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in 
 Saudi Arabia,
 Kuwait, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates
 I.
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 II.
 Background
 Status
 of…
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I. Summary Dubai, with its glittering new skyline of high-rise buildings and its profusion of luxury resorts and real estate, is the most globally emblematic evidence of the economic rise of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).[1] As the UAE undergoes one of…
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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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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES
 OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and
 Abuse of Girls Risks to
 Women and Girls in…