Millions of women worldwide migrate to the Gulf to work as domestic workers through recruitment agencies. Their employers sometimes confiscate their passports and let them work longer hours without rest.
However most of these women are mostly subjected to sexual molestation and inhumane treatment. Sadly these ladies are not able to travel back to their various countries.
A trending video posted online shows African women tried to escape from the foster homes by climbing the walls. Some of the women were also injured while attempting to flee.
Below is what was shared on Facebook
There is currently a horrible scene on the side of Kuwait. Indeed, young African women locked up, tortured and raped in foster homes more known under the name of “” contract houses “” tried to escape by climbing the walls of these ” Underworld ” to escape this slavery Characterized. Only, many of them fractured the members and made serious injuries in their quest for freedom.
In June 2015, Kuwait passed a law providing domestic workers with labor rights such as a weekly day off, overtime compensation, and annual leave. Human Rights Watch calls on all countries to ratify the ILO treaty on domestic workers, and reform their labor and immigration laws to ensure that domestic workers have the same rights and protections as other workers.