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Forum for the Protection of Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon

On September 28-29, 2016, Caritas Lebanon in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO) and funded by the European Union, have organized a two-day forum titled Forum for Sharing Good Practices and Lessons Learned on Promoting International Cooperation and Partnerships Among Social Partners from Ethiopia & Lebanon for the Protection of Ethiopian Migrant Domestic Workers […]

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School for ALL

Caritas Lebanon Migrants Center had representatives attending the conference of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) to discuss important facts about the new academic year 2015- 2016. The minister of education, Elias Bou Saab, headed the conference and provided participants with essentials for the upcoming year.

Public schools will be free of charge for both Lebanese and […]

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Good Training, Healthier Lifestyle

Four workshops on health education were organized by CLMC’s Mount Lebanon coordinator, and conducted by CLMC’s health coordinator and educator in collaboration with UNHCR office- Mount Lebanon. Three of them were held at our centers in Sin El Fil and Bourj Hammoud, and one in Mazraa at Makhzoumi Foundation.
The aim of the First Aid training was to raise health awareness […]

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Pope’s Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees

“Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity. They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a legitimate desire for knowing and having, but above all for being more” – Pope Francis.
The Holy Father has released his message for […]

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Accès à la Justice des Travailleurs Domestiques Migrants au Liban

Lien: Accès à la Justice
Le Centre des Migrants de Caritas Liban (CLMC), qui depuis 1994 met en œuvre un service d’aide juridique pour les travailleurs migrants victimes d’exploitation au travail et de travail forcé, a également identifié l’accès des victimes à la justice comme l’élément central du succès des efforts de protection et de prévention […]

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The book to commemorate CLMC’s 20th anniversary

“During the year of its 20th anniversary, CLMC has published its book, “Two Decades of Serving Those Passing Through Our Land.” Growing from just a small staff of four into one of the largest NGOs in Lebanon, CLMC’s extraordinary story and lists of accomplishments are chronicled in this comprehensive book.  A full description of all its […]

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Domestic Workers : CLMC Perception and Attitude Sutdy MDW_StatsLeb_Jun2011

General info:
Domestic Workers
• 100% of respondents have domestic
workers employed by them:
• 99.67% of them have domestic workers employed
at home
• Only 1% among the respondents have them
employed at the workplace
For more information kindly refer to this link and read the whole CLMC study! CLMC_PerceptionAttitude Sutdy_MDW_StatsLeb_Jun2011

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Against Human Trafficking

Since October 2011, 10 Caritas partners from Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean area (from Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Kosovo, Lebanon, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine) involved against human trafficking work together in the frame of this project, which aims at promoting and strengthening the cooperation between the European and Mediterranean countries to streamline and accelerate […]

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Examining the needs of some overlooked Syrian refugees

Posted on September 6, 2013 by Barb Fraze
Catholic News Service

A new report from the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center takes an in-depth look at the situation of older Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
“We know from experience that older persons suffer in silence, quietly stepping aside so that younger members of their families can access services and aid,” said Father Simon Faddoul, […]

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Catherine and her little heart!

We found this posted earlier today on Facebook. It’s so touching to read it through…
The story goes as such!

Catherine is a little girl in Syria.
In her class, she made the following drawing.
The teacher asked her what is it about; She answered: “The man is one of the fighters that are destroying Syria today…. and above […]

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