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Ethiopian Domestic Workers Take to the Streets in Beirut

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The domestic workers (house-maids) called for basic rights, including a minimum wage and at least one day off per week.

By Aljazeera,

Hundreds of migrant domestic workers marched in the Lebanese capital Beirut this week to mark International Workers’ Day and to denounce their own working conditions. The demonstrators called for the implementation of ILO Convention 189, which stipulates that domestic workers have the right to at least one day off per week and a minimum wage. Continue reading Ethiopian Domestic Workers Take to the Streets in Beirut