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Key UK visa change to benefit domestic workers from India

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago India
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Many domestic workers from India and other countries who come to the UK with their employers and suffer abuse will benefit from a key clause that was successfully inserted in the modern slavery bill during a vote in the House of Lords this week.

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Indonesia to gradually stop sending domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Indonesia
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JAKARTA -- Indonesia plans to begin measures to stop sending domestic workers to Taiwan in 2017, as the Southeast Asian country is moving forward with a plan to stop sending domestic workers abroad in an effort to protect the country's dignity, according to an Indonesian official.

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75% of Indian maids work for Indian families

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi: On average, roughly 100 Indian housemaids are coming to the UAE every month after getting clearance from Indian emigration authorities, a senior Indian official told Gulf News.

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Sri Lankan housemaids need Dh800 salary

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi: Sri Lankan housemaids have more opportunities in the UAE due to the shortage of housemaids in the market.

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Nepal temporarily stops sending housemaids

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi: Nepal temporarily stopped sending housemaids abroad since April 17, 2014, a senior Nepalese official told Gulf News.

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Domestic workers say ILO pact progress slow, Phnom Penh Post

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Cambodia
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The government was yesterday accused of dragging its feet after claiming it needed more time to ratify the International Labour Organization’s convention on protecting domestic worker rights.

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Illegal workers targeted in NSW

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Australia
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THE people were found working or admitting to working at regional farms, restaurants and small businesses in places such as Bathurst, Forbes, Lithgow and Orange.

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77 Pinoys repatriated from Libya Friday, Sunday  – DFA

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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Some 77 Filipinos repatriated from strife-torn Libya are to arrive home in two batches on Friday and Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Thursday.
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