Economy / Employment - Lebanon

Servant, Daughter or Employee? A Pilot Study on the Attitudes of Lebanese Employers towards Migrant Domestic Workers

15.05.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

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.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Sawsan Abdulrahim
  • Publishing house : KAFA Enough violence and exploitation
  • Publication date : 2010
  • Number of pages : 40
  • Language : English


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