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Majority of marginal workers victims of visa traders – ‘About 30,000 workers reported absconding in 2016’

Majority of marginal workers victims of visa traders – ‘About 30,000 workers reported absconding in 2016’

Kuwait
According to a study conducted by researcher Fatmah Al-Ramzi under the supervision of Dr Ramzi Salama from the parliament’s Studies and Research Sector, majority of the marginal workers in Kuwait are victims of visa traders. The reports issued by the General Statistical Bureau in 2015 stated that non-Kuwaiti workers constitute the highest percentage in the labor market. Among them, 38.7 percent hold certificates below the primary level and 34.6 percent of them hold intermediate certificates. These are the categories targeted by the visa traders. Trafficking The study revealed that 1,000 fake commercial licenses along with the recruitment of 40,000 marginal workers were discovered during a campaign carried out by Ministry of Commerce in 2014. They received entry through contracts and
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