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Theme: Informal Economy
Program(s): Social Protection
Occupational Group(s): Domestic Workers
Philippines Protect Domestic Workers, UN Exec Urges Lebanon Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation . (18 October 2011)
By Masaba, Roy C..

A United Nations human rights expert has urged Lebanon to introduce laws to protect the estimated 200,000 domestic workers in the country, many of whom are Filipinos, warning that many of them live in conditions of servitude and are subject to physical or sexual abuse and economic exploitation.