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domestic

Informal (esp in police use) an incident of violence in the home, esp between a man and a woman
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The one-stop centre will streamline services related to domestic workers and help keep an accurate database of their information for both contractual parties,'' he added.
Justice Jawad Hassan was hearing a petition on Tuesday moved by Advocate Sheraz Zaka questioning failure of the government to implement the rights of domestic workers.
Mobile catwalk brings locals, domestic workers together
By creating an institutional infrastructure that will actively work towards ensuring justice for the aggrieved in accordance with international guarantees and standards governing the issue of human rights, the UAE is abiding by its commitment to domestic workers that they are in safe hands.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor and Social Development has reinforced its call for individual employers to issue prepaid payroll or salary cards to domestic workers from the moment they arrive in the Kingdom, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Arab News reported.
Julius Cainglet, vice president of the Federation of Free Workers (FFW), one of the trade union members of the Domestic Work TWG, said they want domestic workers across the country to take the day off on June 12 so that domestic workers will have the time to register to the Social Security System (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance Corp.
After a successful consultation with the recruitment agencies regarding the new contract for domestic workers, we will finally give them copies of the document on Sunday," said LMRA chief executive Ausama Al Absi.
With the theme, Towards Achieving Decent Work for Domestic Workers in ASEAN, the forum aimed to support the implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers, with focus on domestic workers in the region.
Hiring of Filipino domestic workers under the new deal will begin once the necessary procedures are taken for facilitating the recruitment process.
In 2007, a Human Rights Watch report estimated domestic workers in Lebanon -- who commonly face abuse and exploitation -- were dying at a rate of more than one per week.
With the authorities mulling over the new law governing domestic workers, the manpower agencies in Qatar have voiced their concerns over their rights and sought parity.
In Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement and her previous book Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States (New York: Routledge, 2005), Nadasen explores how class, race, gender, culture, and the law constitute the meanings of the work of social reproduction and the ways in which working-class women of colour have disrupted these meanings, defining this labour as work, the home as a workplace, and in the case of domestic workers, claiming a right to organize as workers.