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WHAT IS MIGRANT WORKERS' VOICE!?

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Migrant Workers' Voice

The Migrant Workers' Voice Organisation (MWVO) is a labor-based organization that advocates for the rights and interests of migrant workers across the board. The organization was founded in 2017 by Abdallah Kayonde, who is the President and CEO of Migrant Workers' Voice.


Mission

The MWVO's mission is to empower, sensitize, and train migrant working communities in an environment with equal opportunities for growth and development to improve their quality of life and work in the international communities around the world.


Activities

The organization has been involved in various activities to promote the rights and interests of migrant workers. For example, Organizing the Migrant Workers Annual Run in a bid to voice for the victimised migrant workers , It has also petitioned the Uganda Human Rights Commission to halt the externalization of Ugandan domestic workers to the Middle East citing grave human rights breaches. It has also called on the Ugandan government to assess the matters at hand, including the abuses resulting from the Kafala control system used in recruitment countries, before more Ugandan labor is migrated to Arab countries. Etc.


Support

The MWVO provides support and assistance to migrant workers who are facing difficulties and challenges. The organization also works to raise awareness about the plight of migrant workers, particularly those who are subjected to exploitation and abuse.

Membership

The MWVO has a membership structure that allows individuals to join the organization Subsidiary Network Association & Social Welfare Association and participate in its activities. The requirements for joining include being a migrant worker, paying membership fees, filling and submitting an application form, agreeing to abide by the association's constitution and values, participating in training and activities, and providing evidence of legal status.


Impact

The MWVO has made significant contributions to the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers. The organization's efforts have helped to raise awareness about the challenges faced by migrant workers and have led to changes in policies and practices that affect their lives.


Conclusion

The Migrant Workers' Voice Organisation is a vital organization that is working to promote the rights and interests of migrant workers around the world. The organization's efforts are crucial to ensuring that migrant workers are treated with dignity and respect, and that their rights are protected.


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