Following the Money: The Kafala System and Chain of Domestic Workers’ Migration
- Theme: Care Economy, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Global South Women's Forum, Macroeconomics, Migrant Workers.
- Type: Proceedings Report.
- Region/Country: Kenya, Lebanon, Middle East and North Africa.
- Language: English.
This report summarises the discussion during the session of the same name organised by the International Domestic Workers Federation at the Global South Women’s Forum in December 2020. Topics covered include care work and macroeconomic policies, migrant domestic workers’ contributions to their home economies, push and pull factors for their migration, the profits of Lebanon’s Kafala system, the experiences of Kenyan migrant domestic workers on returning home, and recommendations for a better future. Nine pages, PDF.