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Are you treating your domestic workers right? Here are their minimum rights

By |2019-07-28T11:52:13+00:00July 28th, 2019|News|

Millions of households hire live-in domestic workers in Indonesia, which has a high income inequality. The increasing number of women seeking work has also made domestic workers an inseparable part of the Indonesian household. However, unclear work contracts and the weak bargaining position of domestic workers have contributed to abuse and exploitation. Severe cases involving physical abuse and denying

Malaysia back on Tier 2 Watch List in latest report

By |2019-07-25T12:22:11+00:00July 25th, 2019|News|

The US State De­­part­ment has placed Malaysia on the Tier 2 Watch List again in its latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report, which is produced annually, said the Malaysian go­­vern­ment did not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, but was making significant efforts to do so. “However, the government