THE ADVOCACY OF INDONESIAN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN SINGAPORE BY HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION ECONOMICS
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This undergraduate thesis tries to explore and obtain a deep understanding and analyzing about the issues faced by Indonesian domestic workers in Singapore. As an addition, this research also will elaborate the role of NGOs in involving to the process of advocacy done by the local NGOs in Indonesia and Singapore who has the same concern which is to advocate the Indonesian domestic workers’ issues in Singapore, as to advocate the foreign domestic worker protection. As we know that Singapore is become one out of best five most chosen destination country by Indonesian women to work as a domestic worker. Aside of that, they experience a lot of abuse, violence, sexual harassment, and other mistreatment while working there. Meanwhile, the government in Indonesia and Singapore also tend to ignore the specific regulation towards their protection in individual. Therefore, here the researcher would like elaborate the current condition of the Indonesian Domestic Workers in Singapore and the role of the local NGOs in Singapore which is Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) and partners in advocating the issues, also local NGOs partners in Indonesia. As to emphasize, HOME and partners tries influence the government as the policy makers in order to pay particular attention towards the protection of Indonesian domestic worker and the issues they faced in Singapore.