“[This Is Lebanon’s] case of 21-year-old Lensa Lelisa in March 2018 changed everything.”
“This Is Lebanon has succeeded in raising the visibility and voice of migrant domestic workers more in one year than all other NGOs have in 10 years”
“The strength of reaction against volunteer-run This is Lebanon is also an indicator of effectiveness. Despite their controversial tactics, they are one of the few groups who have managed to bring tangible change to the lives of migrant domestic workers while raising awareness within Lebanese society of the injustices implied in the kafala system.”
“This Is Lebanon’s content has been shared by prominent news agencies and human rights groups around the world.“
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