Pyongyang Uses ‘Predatory’ Labor Abuses to Build Economy(Seoul) – On October 10, 2015, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the [...]
Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship system continues to be the greatest obstacle to women’s rights even though there have been limited [...]
There is concern that while Saudi Arabia's labor reforms can help prevent abuses, they do not cover domestic help and may foster [...]
Refugee Education. But after five years of conflict, 250,000 children—that's half of the school-aged Syrian children in Lebanon--are [...]
Several human rights organizations are calling for justice, asking Uzbek authorities to release Uktam Pardaev, a long-time activist who [...]
Human Rights Watch is reporting that Tanzanian domestic workers in Oman and the UAE are being abused through an exploitative [...]
Working abroad may increase chances of abuse. A Ugandan woman gave an agent $400 to secure her a job in a mall in Dubai. But in the [...]
The attempted suicide of a 16-year-old girl in Lebanon should send a clear signal to the country’s parliament: it’s time to [...]
In this article, Human Rights Watch provides guidelines to protect migrant construction workers and asks that companies in the Gulf [...]
A year after the killing of university student Burulai Turdaaly Kyzy, Human Rights Watch is calling on the government of Kyrgyzstan to [...]
Child fighters have been added in greater numbers to Taliban forces in Afghanistan since 2015, according to Human Rights Watch...
The Marine Stewardship Council’s new Chain of Custody Certification will not be effective in identifying, preventing, or [...]
In preparation of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a dozen stadiums will be constructed or reconstructed and transit and other [...]
Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar went on strike this week to protest labor conditions and the the failure of the Qatari government [...]
Thousands of children toil on tobacco farms. For example Thirteen-year-old Ayu worked for several seasons on her family’s tobacco farm [...]
A Human Rights Watch investigation has uncovered months of delayed wages by World Cup-linked employers in Qatar—despite a government [...]
The 2016 International Labour Conference begins today in Geneva and will lead to discussions of "decent work" in supply chains... [...]
The United Nations Human Rights Council has taken an important step to investigate abuses by all sides in Libya — including human [...]
Child soldiers now make up 1/3 of the fighters in Yeman. Houthi forces, government and pro-government forces and extremist armed [...]
A new report from Human Rights Watch has revealed that North Korea’s pretrial detention and investigation system has uncovered grave [...]
A Kafala system traps migrant domestic worker like Latika who tells her story about ending up as a slave in Muscat, Oman...
Hundreds of Sudanese men recruited to work as security guards in the United Arab Emirates late last year were deceived into working [...]
There are 120 million children absent from class around the globe. This is an education deficit in our world...
Human rights are at risk. In the globalized economy in which we live, businesses across all sectors find sources of good ans services [...]
A complaint was filed against the World Bank's private lending division by a victim of forced labor and three Uzbek human rights [...]
Migrant domestic workers are trapped behind closed doors in abusive labor situations in Oman, one of the Gulf States...
Nearly a quarter of the Afghan children--ages 5 and 14--have jobs to help their families survive. A number of them work in hazardous [...]