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Panel Discussion: Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon

March 7, 2016 6:00 PM
AKSOB 903, Beirut campus

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Intersectional Feminist Club at the Lebanese American University, in collaboration with the Social Work Club, is hosting a panel discussion on the conditions of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.

Speakers on the panel include Gemma Justo, a Filipina community leader and human rights activist who is also a founding member of the Domestic Workers’ Union in Lebanon and currently serving as the union’s general secretary, Rahel Zegeye, a migrant worker from Ethiopia who is also a film-maker and playwright, Ramy Shukr, the general coordinator of the Migrant Community Center (MCC) at Anti-Racism Movement (ARM), and Rose Mahi, a migrant worker from Cameroon who is also one of the founding members of the Union of Domestic Workers in Lebanon and the chair-person of the Africa United Community (AUC) in Lebanon.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Please bring your university IDs or regular ID cards with you for security purposes.


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