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Indonesia takes action to protect its workers – but is it enough?

Aliran, Indonesia, 17 April 2022 - Is this a sign that we have failed to safeguard the interests of the millions of migrant workers in the country?

But will it?

The report states:

Indonesia will focus on sending its citizens to work in Malaysia’s formal sector and phase out domestic workers who were more vulnerable to abuse and forced labour, said its envoy here.

Indonesian ambassador to Malaysia, Hermono said his country was not interested in sending large numbers of domestic workers to work in countries where labour abuses frequently went unpunished.

If a migrant worker working in a household can be abused, imagine what a helpless, nameless, unknown worker in a large plantation or at a huge construction project far away from the public eye might have to endure.

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Source: https://aliran.com/thinking-allowed-online/indonesia-takes-action-to-protect-its-workers-but-is-it-enough

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