The Dangers of the Middle East’s Kafala System

The Dangers of the Middle East’s Kafala System

January 25, 2022 8:43 pm (EST)

The Dangers of the Middle East’s Kafala System
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The kafala system regulates the lives of tens of millions of migrant laborers in the Middle East, but growing outrage over human rights abuses, racism, and gender discrimination has fueled calls for reform.

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