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Some recruitment offices hike cost of acquiring ‘domestics’ to KD 1,500

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: With the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, and despite the parliamentary endorsement of domestic workers law and establishment of a company since last June to bring in domestic workers, some recruitment offices have increased the cost of acquiring a domestic worker to roughly KD …

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Domestic office owners criticise amended law – MoE plans to hire Kuwaitis as security guards

KUWAIT CITY, April 2, 2016: Owners of the domestic offices have criticized the amended law to establish a joint-stock company for recruiting domestic workers, saying the reformed law aims at generating benefits rather than reduce the misery of citizens, reports Al- Anba daily. They added the domestic offices earn only …

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Number of employees in Kuwait total 1,805,507 in 2015: report – Indians make up 25 pc of total workforce

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The number of employees in Kuwait, excluding the domestic workers, totaled 1,805,507 in 2015, according to the statistical report released recently by the Central Statistics Bureau. The bureau prepared the report using data collected from six governmental agencies. These workers were then classified according to their …

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In broken dreams … rebirth – empowering abused women to a new life

People read, hear and watch stories on media of domestic workers of various nationalities who suffer maltreatment in the hands of their employers, running away from their employers daily to seek refuge somewhere else who more often end up on the doorsteps of their respective embassies. They seek shelter that …

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