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Behind Closed Doors: Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers in an Irregular Situation

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Behind Closed Doors: Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers in an Irregular Situation

This publication sheds light on the often hidden experience of irregular migrant domestic workers, and challenges Governments to take appropriate protective measures. It emphasizes that migrant domestic workers, regardless of whether they are male or female, children or adults, in a regular or irregular situation, are entitled to all fundamental human rights, without discrimination of any kind. 

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Keywords
Human rights
Irregular migration
Legal regulations and traveller & migrant protection
Tags
irregular migration
human rights
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Published

Behind Closed Doors: Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers in an Irregular Situation

This publication sheds light on the often hidden experience of irregular migrant domestic workers, and challenges Governments to take appropriate protective measures. It emphasizes that migrant domestic workers, regardless of whether they are male or female, children or adults, in a regular or irregular situation, are entitled to all fundamental human rights, without discrimination of any kind. 


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