Wednesday 17 September 2014
 
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Alert over increasing teenage maids in Bahrain

Concerns that increasing numbers of foreign teenage girls are landing jobs as housemaids in Bahrain have prompted calls for tighter controls on manpower agencies.    It has emerged that two of five female do

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Visa services unveiled at Bahrain post offices

Applications to issue or renew work permits for housemaids or other domestic helpers will now be submitted through Bahrain's post offices.   Labour Market Regulatory Authority chief executive Ausamah Al Absi

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Strike threat by recruitment agencies rapped

A strike threatened by Bahrain's housemaid recruitment agencies in response to proposed stricter regulation of the market has been branded "despicable" by a top labour official.   Bahrain Recruiters

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Bahrain residents urged to report illegal housemaids

Authorities want people to report illegal housemaids or cleaners who are being hired out on an hourly basis.   Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) chief executive Ausamah Al Absi said they were operating ou

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Stricter laws urged after maid's ordeal in Bahrain

A housemaid who was kept in a state of "modern-day slavery" for more than a decade highlights the need for stricter domestic worker employment laws, according to rights activists.   The story of Ethiopi

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Child abuse maid in Bahrain faces new charge

An Indonesian housemaid who was convicted of sexually abusing an eight-year-old Bahraini has appeared in court for allegedly molesting the girl's cousin.   The 27-year-old appeared at the High Criminal Court

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$10,000 payout for abused maid in Bahrain

A housemaid who was repeatedly assaulted by her employer has received more than BD4,000 ($10,553) compensation thanks to the efforts of Indonesian Embassy officials.   Indonesian national Maria B T Badri was take

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New Bahrain rules to fight maid mafia

New restrictions on employing foreign domestic workers will be drawn up to combat "mafias" that force women to work as housemaids in Bahrain, said a senior government official. Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan said that t

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Jail for employers hiring runaways in Bahrain

People who employ runaway housemaids in Bahrain could be jailed for six months and fined up to BD1,000 ($2,590), warned a top prosecution official. Hundreds of domestic workers, who flee from their Bahraini sponsors and are illega

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Jail for employers hiring runaways in Bahrain

People who employ runaway housemaids in Bahrain could be jailed for six months and fined up to BD1,000 ($2,590), warned a top prosecution official. Hundreds of domestic workers, who flee from their Bahraini sponsors and are illega

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