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15 March 2020

Singapore: Gov't requires employers & employment agencies to get entry approval for foreign domestic workers

Author: Channel News Asia

"COVID-19: Entry approval, stay-home notices for all new, returning foreign domestic workers to Singapore," 15 March 2020...

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6 February 2020
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Author: El Pulso Laboral

“Prevalece la violación de derechos laborales”, 6 de febrero de 2020...

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2 December 2019

Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Gulf abused by unscrupulous recruitment agents

Author: Nayema Nusrat, Inter Press Service

"Bangladeshi migrant female domestic workers face violence," 28 Nov 2019...

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11 November 2019

NGO finds female migrants to Gulf continue to face labour abuse despite recruitment reforms

Lived Experiences of Migrant Women: Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait, provides a close analysis of gender-based violence against female migrant workers. The report details the stories of 24 women and their experiences of abuse and violence at the hands of...

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4 November 2019

Kuwait: Domestic workers traded on Facebook, Google and Apple-owned apps; includes company comments

Author: Owen Pinnell & Jess Kelly, BBC

"Slave markets found on Instagram and other apps," 31 Oct 2019...

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13 October 2019

Malaysia: Agency frees foreign domestic workers of hiring fee burden through an ethical business model

Author: Beh Li Yi, Reuters

"Malaysia's first 'ethical' job agency targets modern slavery," 07 October 2019...

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14 August 2019

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentences a former govt. official to 15 years imprisonment for trafficking workers to Saudi Arabia

Author: Chakrya Sophak Khouth, The Phnom Penh Post

"Former gov’t official gets 15 years for trafficking", 13 August 2019...

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4 August 2019

Philippines: New report shows that exploitation of Filipino domestic workers is ‘widespread’ in the US in part due to lack of legal options

Author: Raquel Carvalho, South China Morning Post

"Exploitation of Filipino domestic workers 'widespread' in the US, new report shows", 4 August 2019...

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12 July 2019

Commentary: The labor movement can rise again in the USA

Author: Hector Figueroa, The New York Times

"Hector Figueroa: The Labor Movement Can Rise Again", 12 July 2019...

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11 July 2019

China: Free online platform to reduce illegal domestic worker recruitment fees extends to Macau

Author: Nelson Moura, Macau Independent

"Domestic workers free online recruitment agency HelperChoice to cover Macau in September", 10 July 2019...

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