The Secret Struggles of Undocumented Filipino Cleaners in the Netherlands
By Michael Beltran and Sarah Haaij
Working long hours behind closed doors, the undocumented of the Netherlands toil without access to the country's full range of rights and protections.
Filipino Envoy Puts the Philippines’ ‘3rd Foreign Policy Pillar’ On the Line
By Liberty Chee
An ambassador's alleged abuse of a domestic worker in Brazil threatens the nation's reputation as a global leader on migrant worker issues.
COVID-19 Lockdown: India Needs Laws to Protect Domestic Workers
By Akanksha Khullar
The nationwide lockdown has aggravated the plight of domestic workers in India, and highlighted their lack of adequate rights.
Countering Abuse Against Philippine Migrant Workers
By Naomi Hosoda
Recent developments have spotlighted the longstanding problem of abuse and mistreatment of Philippine migrant domestic workers, particularly in the Gulf region.
ASEAN Must Confront its Domestic Workers Abuse Problem
By Erin Cook
New cases have once again pointed to an old challenge that needs to be urgently tackled.
Why the Laos Wage Hike Debate Matters
By Erin Cook
A closer look at an important issue for one of the region's poorest countries.
Maid in Singapore
By Ana Salvá
Conditions for domestic workers in Singapore are improving, but many still face abuse and exploitation.
Indonesian Migrant Workers in Hong Kong Denied Vote
By Aria Danaparamita
Workers in Hong Kong claim they were denied a chance to vote in the recent Indonesian presidential election.
AEC Delays a Victory for Human Trafficking
By Luke Hunt
Missing ASEAN’s single market deadline will hit the most vulnerable populations hardest.
Maid to Pay: Exploiting Asia's Domestic Workers
By Angelina Draper
Although physical abuse dominates headlines, it is not the only issue domestic workers encounter.
Slave Labour in Hong Kong?
The recent pay rise for domestic workers in Hong Kong was pitiful. Many are treated little better than slave labour.