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About Marie-José L. Tayah

Marie-José L. Tayah is the regional coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa at the International Domestic Workers Federation.

Articles by Marie-José L. Tayah

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

A cage built with laws, not bars

Household and care workers in Lebanon are hemmed in on all sides by legal restrictions. How does one claim rights when one has none?

It takes two to tango: how employers can help formalise the domestic work sector

Domestic workers are organising and educating employers on how to be better allies in the fight for domestic workers rights, but employers must also do their part.

Claiming rights under the kafala system

How can domestic workers organise when the legal system places them at the complete mercy of their employers?

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