GENEVA: The U.N.’s labor agency says at least 52.6 million people worldwide are domestic workers, most of them women caring for others’ families and households without adequate legal protections.
Ethiopian Adoptee Wins Legal Case to Revoke Adoption (VOA) An Ethiopian court has revoked the adoption of a girl by a family in the Netherlands. This is the first time a foreign adoption has been revoked in Ethiopia’s long history of overseas adoption.
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide by hanging herself with a rope from the ceiling of her room inside the house of her sponsor in Taima. Reportedly, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about an Ethiopian housemaid hanging from the ceiling of her room in Taima, securitymen rushed to the location. They discovered that the housemaid had
Saudi police arrested an Ethiopian housemaid for walking naked in a public place and said they believe she is mentally ill. Internet users in the Gulf Kingdom, the largest base for Asian and African housemaids in the region, had circulated a YouTube film on social networks showing a woman talking off her gown and walking naked on a street in Riyadh at night.