Monday, January 7, 2008

UAE: Fighting Human Trafficking

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Dubai: Many uneducated women of different nationalities move here to work and earn their living as domestic helpers, nannies, sales women, cashiers and many other jobs which do not need the woman to be a post graduate or holder of any educational certificate.

Those women are usually from poor families and they decide to come here to support their families back home.

However, some of those women could land in trouble here after being cheated by people of their own nationality back home in their own countries who promise them to come and work in the UAE and earn a lot of money but some times and in some cases those women land in problems such as being forced into prostitution which is considered a kind of human trafficking - a severely punishable crime in the UAE...

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT GulfNews.com

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