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Migrant Workers in Lebanon

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon have been pushing to form the first labor union in the Arab world after being subjected to beatings and rape.
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One of Caritas’ refuges for migrant workers in Lebanon. Stories of migrant domestic workers suffering abuse are common. (John Owens/VOA)
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One of Caritas’ refuges for migrant workers in Lebanon. Stories of migrant domestic workers suffering abuse are common. (John Owens/VOA)

Aishani claims she fled the home of her employer after he beat her, having failed to pay her for more than two years. (John Owens/VOA)
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Aishani claims she fled the home of her employer after he beat her, having failed to pay her for more than two years. (John Owens/VOA)

Two women perform roles in a Sri Lankan play depicting the troubles and dangers of migrating to a new country. (John Owens/VOA)
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Two women perform roles in a Sri Lankan play depicting the troubles and dangers of migrating to a new country. (John Owens/VOA)

The opening scenes of a Sri Lankan play performed by members of the migrant community on a Sunday - the only day, if any, that many have off. (John Owens/VOA)
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The opening scenes of a Sri Lankan play performed by members of the migrant community on a Sunday - the only day, if any, that many have off. (John Owens/VOA)

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