Mar 5, 2019
STRICT PUNISHMENT FOR VIOLENCE AGAINST DOMESTIC WORKERS & ELDERLY PERSONS
The Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the Public Prosecution in Saudi Arabia are considering the inclusion of violence against house maids, house drivers and elderly people in the Protection Against Abuse law. Recommend : Transfer to new employer without consent of kafeel
Strict penalties will be incorporated in the law to guarantee the rights of the domestic workers, Saudi Arabia is also planning to draft a special law to ensure the protection and care of elderly people including parents. Most Viewed : Salaries of domestic workers from Philippines to raise soon
- This move will be in line with the true principles and values based on Islamic Shariah law that allows fair and equal treatment of workers and taking care of elderly parents.
- The proposed law will ensure to help in bringing respect, recognition and protection against domestic abuses of workers and elderly people. The punishment will be strict similar to the punishment of those who abuse children and women. See Also : Huroob on domestic workers now through Absher