This is the realty for most foreign domestic workers, either in Lebanon or in the Middle East in general—Lebanon and Kuwait seem the worst of all the places for abuse. The video was recorded recently in broad daylight, and as you can see, no one intervened to help the girl, to stop the kidnapping.
Please help this woman in any way you can! Please pass this information to any media or human rights groups.
This detail is posted on YouTube:
Name of the car owner: Mahmoud Zhairani Phone number: 00961-3 655738 Location: Lebanon Car plate number: 295659 Q Colour: Dark Blue
In keeping with the theme for Women’s History Month 2012, “Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment”, the Ethiopian Social Assistance Committee (ESAC) is launching an initiative to build a task force in New York City that can advocate for foreign domestic workers in the Middle East. Join us at this inaugural event, where we will host speakers from various organizations, including the International Ethiopian Women Organization, Adbar Ethiopian Women’s Alliance, and Resources for the Enrichment of African Lives. These speakers will discuss the issues surrounding domestic workers in the Middle East.
You can also register here.