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High Court Victory Sets Precedent for Migrant Workers’ Rights

18 November

Chinese worker Liu Huaixi challenged the Ministry of Manpower’s decision to allow the employer to pay him less than promised Imagine paying thousands of dollars to land a job with a faraway employer you’ve never met or signed a contract with.  That’s an unavoidable reality for many low wage migrant workers.  Often, prior to arrival, […]

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A worker, not a slave: domestic workers still denied weekly rest days

23 October

Sally, a migrant domestic worker (MDW) from the Philippines, accepted a contract without any rest days...

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No privacy, no space: domestic workers endure poor living conditions

14 October

At close to midnight, Awe, a domestic worker from Myanmar, curls up in the corner of the living room with a thin mattress and a small fan ...

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Domestic workers lack adequate food and nutrition

7 October

When Yanti started working for a Singaporean family, she never thought she would have to deal with not having enough food to eat. For migrant domestic workers (MDWs) like her...

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Reflections from Geneva

29 August

In March 2017, HOME and TWC2 submitted a joint report for the 26th session of the United Nation’s Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)where the Bangladeshi...

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The Cry of the Hidden

29 August

Every Sunday for six weeks, we shadowed Robina Navato, a 44-year-old Filipino domestic worker who has been volunteering for three years...

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