The Street of Slaves


Human trafficking
Domestic labor

How to Cite

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According to a recent American report, Lebanon is one of the countries black-listed for engagement in human trafficking  (The Daily Star). Domestic labor is one of the two occupations harboring the largest number of trafficked victims in the country, the other being prostitution (AFROL). Domestic laborers in Lebanon consist largely of African and Asian migrants. These are only permitted into the country under a job contract, which stipulates live-in arrangements, a 12-hour working day and one day off per week, usually spent at home (Kristianessen 11).


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