Twitter campaign shows support for workers' rights

Twitter campaign shows support for workers' rights

Doha Socialite
By Doha Socialite

Aakash Jayaprakash, a researcher working on the Migrant Worker Welfare Initiative, has started an online campaign to make people more aware of the labour issues in Qatar.

He has been encouraging residents of Qatar to play their part in addressing the labour issues, and recently wrote a piece for local website Just Here

He also started the #whatiwilldo Twitter campaign, and many people are sharing ideas on how they plan to help fix these problems. 

Jayaprakash says that the "blame is often placed squarely on the Qatar government, with little exploration of the many facets of the problem".

For example, anyone who is witness to a violation of the labour law, like confiscation of passports and non-payment of wages, they should report this to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

The hotline for the ministry is 800 6611, or emails can be sent to pr@mol.gov.qa highlighting details of the complaint. 

But apart from that, there is a lot that each one of us can do in a small way.

A video has also been circulating through social media about some of the issues workers have been facing and how Jayaprakash has been dealing with it. Here's what people are talking about #whatiwilldo on Twitter: Tweet using #whatiwilldo and share how you intend to support labour or migrant workers issues.
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By sTrangR• 7 years 4 months ago.
sTrangR

pr@mol.gov.qa

safd@moi.gov.qa

nhrc@qatar.net.qa

Is these Email are working ? , How do we relay these departments , are they efficient to deal with highly rich Qataries ?

By sTrangR• 7 years 4 months ago.
sTrangR

I m looking for Qatar Labours rights written in Bhojpuri language , Is there anyone can help me .

By aminanijasvv• 7 years 4 months ago.
aminanijasvv

Jayaprakash Salute.....We are with u..go ahead

By pirate lover• 7 years 4 months ago.
pirate lover

Salute to this guy Mr. Aakash Jayaprakash :))) but we can only "HOPE, HOPE & HOPE",,,,,there is one saying,,,,u cannot change the color of crow :D:D:D

By ramandasan• 7 years 4 months ago.
ramandasan

what will you do without them!

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