Singapore Redditor shares stories of “horrendous” treatment of foreign domestic workers

Redditor shares mistreatment of foreign domestic workers in Singapore, highlighting that abuse of FDWs can take many forms, including emotional abuse, despite growing legal protections against more visible forms of sexual or physical abuse. Some Redditors defended the access to cheap home help, arguing that it has uplifted the satisfaction of many households in Singapore and helped FDWs “earn money to invest” in their home countries. However, others refuted this argument, stating that the low salary of FDWs leads to undervaluing and abuse, and called for improving the treatment of FDWs.

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