The sordid exploitation behind trafficking is not only morally unbecoming but is also a crime against humanity, says Syerleena Abdul Rashid.
Tagged: domestic workers
Amnesty International urges the Indonesian parliament to at the earliest opportunity pass the Domestic Workers Law, and ensure that it is in line with international standards.
The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international standards, Human Rights Watch has said.
As nations move forward to develop sustainability, Malaysia and Indonesia slide backwards and continue to sustain a form of modern-day slavery, writes Tenaganita.
The adoption by the International Labor Organization (ILO) on 16 June 2011, of a new groundbreaking treaty to extend key labour protections to domestic workers will protect millions of people who have been without...
Burmese domestic workers are celebrating in Chiang Mai on hearing that on 16 June 2011, the International Labour Organisation adopted Convention 189: Decent Work for Domestic Workers at the 100th Session of the ILO...