Suicide Soars Among Ugandan Migrants Abused in the Gulf

In 2016, Uganda banned its nationals from working in Oman but a growing number of Ugandans are returning home with from the Gulf country with tales of abuse by employers. A parliamentary report documenting the deaths of 48 Ugandans - 34 by suicide - in the Middle East since January 2017 has sparked calls for more effective action.

Domestic worker (file photo).


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