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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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Tsangarides says that prior to Sylikiotis, whenever a domestic worker was caught breaking her contract -- leaving her employer for instance -- she would be deported.
ISLAMABAD -- Representatives of civil society on Thursday demanded of the quarters concerned to set up a regulatory body to manage the issues of domestic workers.
As a domestic worker for more than two decades, she demanded the same protection, rights and benefits as other workers, she said.
The minister made the formal announcement at an event which was attended by Labour Secretary Sara Aslam, Additional Secretary Dr Sohail Shahzad, Commissioner of Punjab Employees Social Security Institution Saqib Manan, DG Faisal Nisar Chaudhry and a number of domestic workers. Domestic workers also got registered with the department in the ceremony while house owners, according to the minister, will also be registered.
Summary: Calls to abolish Lebanon's kafala sponsorship system for migrant domestic workers have been on the rise after recent high-profile reports detailed shocking levels of abuse
Abu Dhabi: Domestic workers can now be replaced or the hiring fees fully or partially refunded within the entire period of the two-year recruitment contract, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Domestic workers are one of the groups most vulnerable to exploitation, violence, harassment, and forced labour.
Domestic workers who live in the homes of their employers are especially vulnerable.
* Prohibiting payment of wages in cash in countries with effective banking systems, and instead requiring direct deposit of wages to a bank account in the sole name of the domestic worker or payment by check.
* "Ensure that the employer shall provide the worker with food, housing, clothing, and registering the domestic worker in the health insurance system that covers his/her treatment in case of illness or injury due to work as well as being to compensate her/him for job injuries and transporting the deceased body of the domestic worker to her/his country when she/ he dies and paying the wages of the month in which the worker died and other rights as provided in the Kuwaiti Law";
If anything gets stolen in the house, then the first person to suspect is the domestic worker. These women do not get any facilities like weekly off, annual vacation, maternity leave, sick leave, insurance, social security benefits etc., like other workers.

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