KUWAIT: Even as a number of lawmakers called for the formation of a special temporary committee to study the demographic imbalance in the  country, a government committee entrusted with studying the cancellation of the kafala (sponsorship) system is forg... read more

27 October 2015, Doha News After more than a year of debate, Qatar has adopted changes to its controversial Kafala sponsorship system, which will make it easier for some to switch jobs and leave the country. The main reforms appear to be that there will... read more

7 February 2015, Gulf Daily News RIGHTS groups have raised concerns over a pan-GCC recruitment agency syndicate that aims to keep wages low for some of the poorest in society. The GCC Task Force of Recruitment Agencies, as it is known, was formed last mon... read more

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