Former job seekers in the Arab world have asked the Government to deploy touchable restriction to deal with labor exporters whose intentions are not only to exploit the beneficiaries but also put their lives at risk. Addressing the Munkunyu Sub County council during a one day workshop on human trafficking at Munkunyu Sub County Head Quarters in Kasese District organized by Association of Religious in Uganda Fortal and Kasese Chapter, some of the former Job seekers recruited for shop keeping ended up as hard labor house maids.According to the victims whose identities have been kept secret for their security, the local leaders need to refrain from clearing job forms from suspicious companies.They also ask the local community and the leaders to sensitize the young people against rushing for jobs overseas without clear scrutiny of their job descriptions and security. Some of the Victim speaking …..
Sr. Semeritah Mbambu from the Holy Cross Sisters who led the team leader said last month the association of religious in Uganda had facilitated back over 23 maids from the Arab countries who were suffering but had failed to return home. Sr. Semerita speaking …..
The district female councilor elect for Munkunyu and Kinyamaseke town council, Hon. Ester Kabugho called for collaboration effort among the local community, leaders and faith based institutions in sensitizing the youth about the risks of un clear job opportunities than turning up for hands on skills development for a living. Hon. Ester speaking …..
The sub county speaker, Hon. Everest Muhasa who warned job seekers against using illegal channels for employment said that his council is to pass a resolution against recommendations to illegal labor exporters. Hon. Muhasa speaking …..
The sub county chairperson Mr. Josephat Muhindo asked the association of the Religious to have on board other catholic movements, as well as other religious denominations against what he described as a community challenge. END