Thursday, August 27, 2015

Various types of abuse faced by migrant domestic workers I/III

The majority of MDWs ( migrant domestic workers )who participated in the study faced a variety of types of abuse. They ranged from financial abuse (withholding and deducting wages), emotional abuse (racist behaviour and threats) and verbal abuse (scolds and insults), to physical abuse (beating) and sexual abuse (including harassment and rape). Most working conditions contained one of these types of abuse faced by MDWs.

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