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Laborers/Workers

The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998

Republic of the Philippines,

This resource contains “The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998”, which was enacted by the Republic of the Philippines’s Tenth Congress.

The 2011 National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) Rules of Procedure

The Republic of Philippines,

This resource contains the 2011 rules of procedure for the Republic of Philippines’ National Labor Relations Commission.

Migrant Workers’ Access to Justice at Home: Nepal

Open Society Foundation, Tifa Foundation,

Every month, nearly 16,000 Nepalis travel to the Gulf States for temporary work, and thousands more go to other countries in the Middle East. Much attention has been directed to the exploitation of low-wage migrant workers in the Middle East, where harms are commonplace and severe, and access to justice is limited. But the story…

Migrant Workers’ Access to Justice at Home: Nepal (Nepali)

Open Society Foundation, Tifa Foundation,

Every month, nearly 16,000 Nepalis travel to the Gulf States for temporary work, and thousands more go to other countries in the Middle East. Much attention has been directed to the exploitation of low-wage migrant workers in the Middle East, where harms are commonplace and severe, and access to justice is limited. But the story…

Migrant Workers’ Access to Justice at Home: Indonesia (Bahasa)

Open Society Foundation, Tifa Foundation, Migrant Worker Access to Justice Project,

Each year, around half a million Indonesians travel abroad to work, half of those to the Middle East. Many are women who suffer abuse and exploitation when they work abroad but have virtually no access to recourse within their host country’s legal system. The vulnerability of migrant workers abroad makes it crucial for them to…

Migrant Workers’ Access to Justice at Home: Indonesia

Open Society Foundation, Tifa Foundation, Migrant Worker Access to Justice Project,

Each year, around half a million Indonesians travel abroad to work, half of those to the Middle East. Many are women who suffer abuse and exploitation when they work abroad but have virtually no access to recourse within their host country’s legal system. The vulnerability of migrant workers abroad makes it crucial for them to…

Supporting the Fisheries Commission’s Community Fisheries Watchdog Communities: Legal Review of the Bantay Dagat (Sea Guardian) Program in the Philippines

USAID GHANA, Mario Maderazo,

The Bantay Dagat (BD) or “sea guardian” program is a community-based law enforcement institution in the Philippines that engages fisherfolk in coastal villages or barangays on a volunteer basis to support the detection and enforcement of illegal fishing in coastal waters. The BD program has been highly effective and has been formally institutionalized in coastal…

Mining & Communities: Supporting Human Rights-Based Development in the Context of Industrial Mining in Guinea

American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative,

The metals and minerals found in the country’s soil collectively belong to the people of Guinea. The State, acting in the name of the people, can extract these resources for the public good. Industrial mining can be done using various processes. It is important for local communities to care about industrial mining for several reasons….

Solicitud de Asistencia Legal – Centro de Derechos Laborales de Santiago

Centro de Derechos Laborales de Santiago,

Este documento es un formulario para asistencia legal en problemas de laboral.

Multiculturalismo y Género: Villa del Sol, un liderato femenino multicultural

Colectivo La Nueva Escuela,

La experiencia de Villa del Sol en su liderato, mayoritariamente femenino, y en su vivencia comunitaria expone el planteamiento de poder ejercer su identidad cultural, de reafirmación, de marco para la solidaridad,  de límite para ejercer la libertad y la defensa de los derechos humanos.  Villa del Sol representa la realidad de la sociedad contemporánea …

The Maid and the Madame: Rights for Migrant Workers in Jordan

Posted by Bremen Donovan in Global Legal Empowerment Network

Meet Linda Alkalash, whose organization, Daem, works to protect migrant workers and combat human trafficking in Jordan. In this latest entry in our Middle East series, Linda recounts the story of a Sri Lankan domestic worker who went fourteen years without receiving her salary – a case not too uncommon, as she explains.