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From fishing to sex work, trafficked people badly abused, major study finds

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Thailand
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From dog attacks, strangulation and rape, to injured fishermen being thrown overboard and left to drown, trafficked people can suffer extreme violence and severe health problems no matter where they end up working, researchers have found.

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Indonesia should protect its overseas workers, not ban them ucanews.com

Posted by charlon 10 days ago Indonesia
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Activists in Indonesia have slammed President Joko Widodo’s proposal to stop sending domestic workers overseas, saying the government should instead focus on protecting Indonesian workers rather than restricting their rights.

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Indonesia stops sending maids to UAE, Arab countries

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: The Indonesian Embassy confirmed that the country has stopped sending domestic workers to the UAE and all other Arab countries.

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Indonesian housemaids in UAE can continue working if they prefer

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi: Indonesian housemaids currently working in the UAE are free to decide whether they want to continue in their jobs or return home, a senior Indonesian diplomat told Gulf News on Tuesday.

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South Korea to Double Cambodian Migrant Worker Permits | The Cambodia Daily

Posted by charlon 10 days ago Cambodia
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The South Korean government will double the number of Cambodian migrant workers who are granted permits to take up employment in the country’s manufacturing, construction and agriculture sectors each year, officials said on Monday.

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Myanmar migrant kids found working in Thai factories

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago Thailand
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At least three textile and electronics factories in the Thai border province of Tak were found to be using Myanmar immigrant child labourers aged under 15, according to The Nation on February 17.

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Domestic workers demand fixed wages in Madurai

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago India
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MADURAI: Members of a domestic workers union are threatening to go on a state-wide strike and carry out protests, reasserting their long-pending demand for minimum wages. The fresh call comes as the state assembly session is scheduled to begin from Tuesday.

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China to grant migrant workers permanent residence permits

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago China PR
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The Ministry of Public Security has vowed to push forward reform of the much criticised household registration system.

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