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… while MWDWs ordeal continues: suicidal attempt in Tyre, falling “accident” in Saida


On August 6, Al Mustaqbal daily reported that a Sri Lankan domestic worker attempted to kill herself by drinking bleach at her employer’s house in Ain B’al town, Tyre. She was later transferred by an ambulance to hospital for treatment. On August 7, the newspaper brought about the news of an Ethiopian MWDW who fell from the fifth floor of her employer’s residence in the southern city of Saida causing her injuries and fractures. The worker was carried to hospital but is still in critical condition. A security squad started investigation into the incident. According to our portal, the total number of deceased MWDWs has reached 7 since the beginning of this year. (Al Mustaqbal, July 19, 2019)

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