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What’s wrong with foreign domestic workers’ day

By Jolovan Wham Last weekend, local group Foreign Domestic Workers’ Association for Skills Training and Social Support (FAST) and other partners celebrated Foreign Domestic Workers’ (FDW) Day, an event aimed at appreciating the contributions migrant domestic workers make to Singapore. There were stalls selling food, and booths where participants could play carnival games. Dance performances and a talent show which …

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FDWs celebrate Labour day with local NGO

By Terry Xu / Photos: Jolovan Wham Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME), a local non-government organisation (NGO) celebrated Labour day at East Coast Park on Sunday with approximately 200 migrant domestic workers from Indonesia, the Philippines and India, calling for better protection of their rights. The celebrations were held on Sunday because most of them were denied their public …

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