Monday, April 30, 2012

Migrant Worker's Day Parade and Festival - Lebanon


Hundreds of Migrant Domestic Workers (MDW) and activists marched during a parade in Beirut calling to improve the MDW's situation.The Parade was followed by dancing festival the Migrant Domestic Workers from each countries performed.
Migrant Domestic Workers and activists carried banners and chanted calling to replace the sponsorship system with an alternative immigration scheme,extend the coverage of the Lebanese Labor law to domestic workers,ensure social protection and legal recourse for MDW's and increase monitoring of recruitment agencies.
The parade was followed by dancing festival at Monot,Beirut.Participants from Nepal, Ethiopia,Madagascar, Cameron,India, Sri Lanka and other countries performed each their folk dances.
Beautiful photos here.
Beautiful video here.

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