Cases of Kafala Abuse in Lebanon.

Mary Mensah is owed $1800 of unpaid salary. Unfortunately, in order to return home, she was left with no choice but to sign a liability waiver which further protects her employers and exploits her.

Meskerem recounts the forced labour she endured working for Hiam Sawan and Abdallah Ghandoura. She faced physical abuse by Hiam Sawan and is owed $2,365 in unpaid salary.

Jane* a Nigerian nurse spent 11 months in Lebanon with elderly employers that exploited, physically abused, and assaulted her

Doris is not only owed 4 months of unpaid wages but has also been the victim of reported sexual harassment at the hands of her employer Jamal Halabi.

The Daouds physically abused Abigael and sent her home owing her 4 months’ salary. They claim they treated her like a member of the family. What a family!

Sara was enslaved by the Awad family for over 5 years without any pay.


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