Far from home, Filipino workers share stories of delayed wages, maltreatment, and challenges they face under the kafala system in Qatar. Yet they persist – seeking opportunities for a better future and a better life.
In much of the Gulf countries like Qatar, pregnancy out of wedlock is a crime punishable by imprisonment
Zina laws treat sex out of marriage and pregnancy out of wedlock as crimes punishable by imprisonment. But without means to seek legal recourse, it is mostly low-skilled migrant woman who face charges.
But Ressie Fos who chairs the United Filipino Organizations in Qatar expressed fears that prices of basic goods and commodities might shoot up
For the workers stranded in the labor camps, reforms and resolutions cannot come fast enough
Filipinos are the fourth biggest group of foreign workers in Qatar
Philippine embassy officials in Doha are processing the repatriation of the OFWs in coordination with Qatar authorities