The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is a local non-profit, non-partisan Lebanese human rights organization in Beirut that was established by the Franco-Lebanese Movement SOLIDA (Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily) in 2006. SOLIDA has been active since 1996 in the struggle against arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and the impunity of those perpetrating gross human violations.

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March 22, 2014

The Daily Star - Labor minister, delegation discuss domestic workers, March 22, 2014

Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi discussed Friday the issue of female domestic migrant workers and means to facilitate their work in the country with a consular delegation made up of 10 African countries.

The delegation included representatives from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameron, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, Chad and Togo. Participants at the meeting discussed an effective means to further organize the entrance and residency of domestic workers coming from African countries to Lebanon. The delegation requested that protocols be set to outline the responsibilities of the Lebanese government and countries of origin. Azzi promised to follow up on this issue.

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