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Singapore’s Foreign Domestic Workers Find Their Voices Online

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Singapore
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The Humanitarian Organization for Migrant Economics, or “HOME,” aims to “give voice to the voiceless” in Singapore by providing a platform (a website called “MyVoice”) for migrant workers to write and upload their stories, articles, photographs, and poetry. The advocacy group also offers assistance to abused workers.


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Offer subsidised tests to foreign workers too, says advocacy group

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Singapore
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A non-profit group that helps migrant workers has called for subsidised Zika testing to be offered to foreign workers too.


Transient Workers Count Too made the appeal yesterday, with its treasurer, Mr Alex Au, noting that the cost of the test may deter foreign workers from going for checks.


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