7th December 2018
By Tom Law

The challenges of reporting on domestic workers in Jordan

Tom Law, discusses the challenges of reporting on domestic workers in Jordan with ILO/EJN fellow freelance journalist Sawsan Tabazah in a Facebook live at the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) summit in Jordan on 2 December 2018where Tom and Sawsan also spoke on a panel discussion about labour migration reporting with the GIJN – Global Investigative Journalism Network and International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). .

You can Sawsan’s three stories as part of the fellowship here: https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org/tag/sawsan-tabazah

For all the stories produced as part of the fellowship visit: https://ethicaljournalismnetwork.org/ilo-journalism-fellowship

About the Fairway Fellowship Programme

The EJN/ILO six-month fellowship programme for journalists and media practitioners aims to support quality reporting on labour migration in the Middle East. The programme is open to individuals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the UAE.

The fellowships is part of the ILO’s Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) which works to promote fair migration (including fair recruitment) and eliminate forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation. To address discriminatory attitudes and actions towards migrant workers the project works to sensitize the public on the rights of migrant workers, potential issues of abuse and fair migration solutions through partnerships with the media.