Domestic workers exploitation in Bahrain getting still worse?

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

Migrant domestic workers in the Gulf: Trafficking and forced labour

22 October 2012

Over 100 million mostly migrant women work in someone else’s house. Many of these domestic workers are not covered by labour laws or social security and cannot form or join a trade union. Exploitation and abuse are common and often go unpunished.

From Gulf Daily News:

Move to lower wages rapped

By RAJI UNNIKRISHNAN

Saturday, February 07, 2015

RIGHTS groups have raised concerns over a pan-GCC recruitment agency syndicate that aims to keep wages low for some of the poorest in society.

The GCC Task Force of Recruitment Agencies, as it is known, was formed last month with the express intention of keeping down the cost of hiring housemaids.

Many domestic workers in Bahrain live on subsistence wages of as little as BD70 a month and send as…

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