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  • A Holistic Approach to Fight Human Trafficking and Protect Women Migrant Workers in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan

    Reference

    DCI-MIGR 2010/229-043 - Thematic Programme for Migration and Asylum

    Countries/Regions

    Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt

    Promoter

    Jordanian Women's Union

    Budget

    1.370.000€ (1.098.000€ of EU support)

    Timeframe

    From 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2013

    Partners

    Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance (CEWLA), Lebanese Association for Popular Action (AMEL), Un Ponte Per… (Italy).

    Objectives and results

    The overall goal of this project is to combat the violation of domestic workers' rights, to protect domestic workers through establishing programs providing legal and social aid to them and through including them in the labour laws and to change the mentality towards their work. 

    Specific objectives are:

      • Building strong coalitions that fully support migrant workers' rights.
      • Strengthening migrant worker and anti-trafficking legislation and encouraging law enforcement.
      • Protecting women who are facing all kinds of violence.
      • Strengthening and unifying the perspectives and understanding towards domestic workers in the region.

    Further information

    EU delegation to Jordan - Delegation-jordan@ec.europa.eu

    Nadia Shamroukh, General Director, Jordanian Women's Union - Nadia_jwu@orange.jo

    Tags

    Labour exploitation