TITLE

DOMESTIC WORKERS IN MALAYSIA: HIDDEN VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND FORCED LABOR

AUTHOR(S)
Huling, Alice
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
New York University Journal of International Law & Politics;Winter2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p629
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the domestic workers of Malaysia with respect to them being victims of forced labor and abuse. The international migration of domestic labourers from Indonesia to Malaysia in search of work leads to the problem of human trafficking that has an impact on the standards of the international human rights in Malaysia. The international migration of domestic workers results in feminization due to the requirement of female employees for domestic work. Information on the legal frameworks regarding the risk of human trafficking especially forced labor is also presented.
ACCESSION #
74646207

 

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