This report is based on a pilot study aimed at exploring the common attitudes and practices of Lebanese employers towards domestic workers, most of whom are women. It is both a quantitative and qualitative study basedon discussion groups and individual interviews as well as data collection. The study explores the employers' attitudes towards the different types of violations of the domestic workers' rights, such as pay exploitation, privation of food or violence. The results presented seek to raise awareness among political leaders.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.