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Bringing Indonesian domestic workers out of legal limbo

  • Isabelle Arradon

London | Fri, February 15 2013 | 09:45 am

PREMIUM Latifah was 14 years old when she dropped out of school and started working as a nanny in West Java — but, like many Indonesian domestic workers, she found herself trapped in an abusive environment with minimal legal protection.

Her male employer not only sexually harassed her, but also kept her from communicating with the outside world. He would expose himself to her when his wife was n...