An estimated 9 million people leave their homes in South Asia to work in the Gulf countries. Women from South Asia make up a large percentage of the 1.7 million female migrant domestic workers in the Gulf. There is also considerable internal movement for domestic work.

GAATW-IS, in partnership with members and colleagues, has held discussions with returnee female migrant domestic workers in India, Bangladesh and Nepal to better understand the processes and outcomes of migration for women. With consent of the women and the partner organisations the focus group discussions in Nepal and Bangladesh were filmed. 14 short video clips that capture women's stories and perspectives on migration, labour and trafficking are now available on our YouTube channel. We hope that these clips will give a sense of the women's situation and what needs to be done...