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18 September 2016 0 Published in News

A Hong Kong-based Indonesian domestic helper and labour rights activist will draw global attention to the plight of exploited workers as the city’s only representative invited to address the United Nations Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York on Monday.

11 September 2016 0 Published in News

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A 31-year-old Indonesian caregiver posted a video on YouTube on September 8, which allegedly shows her rape by her Taiwanese boss. The video has since gone viral.

09 September 2016 0 Published in News

An Indonesian domestic helper is demanding HK$500,000 in compensation for moral damages and income loss from her former employer, who allegedly forced her to resign after she informed her that she was pregnant last year.

06 September 2016 0 Published in News

Murni Panengsih, an Indonesian maid (25) who repeatedly assaulted her employer’s 96-year-old mother, pleaded guilty yesterday (Sep 5) to five counts of causing hurt. She was sentenced to 10 months’ jail for hurting the elderly woman, who was bedridden and in poor health at the time. The elderly woman has since died.

06 September 2016 0 Published in News

Indonesia Pledges War against Human Trafficking

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Minister Wiranto said that Indonesia was in the process of ratifying the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Person, Especially Women and Children (ACTIP) signed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at the 27th ASEAN Summit last year.

05 September 2016 0 Published in News

SINGAPORE — For almost 17 months, Murni Panengsih had punched, slapped, and pulled the hair of a 96-year-old woman under her care, at times even pushing her head into the pillow.

05 September 2016 0 Published in News

The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore has launched an identity card for Indonesian citizens who work as domestic workers in the neighbor country.

04 September 2016 0 Published in News

HONG KONG, China - Domestic helpers in Hong Kong marched in protest Sunday after several maids fell to their death from tower block windows as they tried to clean them.

04 September 2016 0 Published in News

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HONG KONG - Domestic helpers in Hong Kong marched in protest Sunday after several maids fell to their death from tower block windows as they tried to clean them. There are 300,000 maids in Hong Kong, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia, with concern growing among rights groups over their welfare following several abuse cases.

04 September 2016 0 Published in News

Dozens of domestic helpers, mostly from Indonesia, fell prey to a pyramid-like scheme that allegedly started in 2013 and ran until early this year, losing them at least HK$8.4 million, police told the Sunday Morning Post.

02 September 2016 0 Published in News

A court has slapped an employment agency with a HK$30,000 fine for charging three Indonesian domestic helpers eight times the maximum fees allowed by law, local broadcaster TVB reports. 

30 August 2016 0 Published in News

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The government of Indonesia has made every effort to end and address the crimes of human trafficking, for this modern form of slavery is an affront to human dignity.