08 May 2015
Indonesia may have drawn a line in the sand when it banned further domestic helpers from working in 21 Middle Eastern countries, but changes to working conditions may prove elusive and the move may even backfire.
On the workplace end, the affected countries don’t appear likely to change how they handle domestic helpers.
“From the perspective of Middle Eastern nations, it’s a dime a dozen,” James Dorsey, senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, said Wednesday. “There’s no shortage of personnel.”
RSIS / Online
Last updated on 08/05/2015