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Domestic workers need urgent protection

Jakarta | Mon, November 5, 2018 | 01:05 pm
Domestic workers need urgent protection Domestic workers stage a demonstration before the House of Representative compound'€s gate, demanding the House endorse a long-awaited bill on housemaid protection. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

PREMIUM In recent years reports about the mistreatment, exploitation and even execution of Indonesian domestic workers at home and abroad have regularly made headlines. Familiar horror stories of domestic workers’ experiences include starvation in Malaysia, beatings at the hands of abusive employers in Indonesia and repeated beheadings in Saudi Arabia. 

The latest of these execut...

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