Indonesia: Open letter on the protection of domestic workers in Indonesia

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 21/004/2013

As people across Indonesia commemorate National Domestic Workers Day on 15 February, Amnesty International highlights ongoing concerns about the situation of domestic workers in this open letter. The organization urges the government to take concrete steps to protect them from gender-based discrimination; physical, psychological and sexual violence; and other human rights abuses. A key step towards ensuring better protection for domestic workers in Indonesia would be the swift adoption of specific legislation safeguarding their rights.

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