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Sylvia Yu, ‘Bangladeshi Migrants are Exploited in Singapore’, RMG Times, 4 December 2017

Poetry Book to Speak Up for Maids in Singapore’, Asia Times, 23 November 2017

UN Experts Repeat Call for Laws to Enshrine Gender Equality in Singapore’, Singapore CEDAW Coalition, 22 November 2017

Olivia Ho, ‘Maids Who Write Prose and Poetry’, Straits Times, 21 November 2017

Joanna Seow, ‘In-Principle Approval Letters Can Be Evidence of Foreign Workers’ Rightful Pay: Judge’, Straits Times, 9 November 2017

Kirsten Han, ‘Domestic Worker Jumps Out of Window to Escape Agent Abuse’, The Online Citizen, 5 October 2017

Melody Zaccheus, ‘Ill-Treating Maids: Call for More Efforts’, Straits Times, 28 September 2017

Sylvia Yu, ‘The Plight of Singapore Migrants from Bangladesh’, The Financial Express, 9 September 2017

Liz Gooch, ‘Underage Maids from Myanmar Seek Help in Singapore’, Al Jazeera, 7 August 2017

Toh Yong Chuan, ‘Dhaka Can Do More for Migrants: S’pore NGOs’, Straits Times, 24 March 2017

Toh Yong Chuan, ‘Refuge for Maids in Distress’, Straits Times, 18 December 2016

Olivia Ho, ‘Sheena Kanwar of Migrant Workers’ Group HOME: She’s at HOME with fighting inequality’, Straits Times, 19 September 2016

Danson Cheong, ‘Maid’s Case May Be TIP of the Iceberg’, Straits Times, 13 September 2015

Abby Seiff, ‘Daily Abuse Takes Toll on Foreign Maids in Singapore’, Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), 8 May 2015

Rob O’Brien, ‘The Vile Abuse of Singapore’s Domestic Workers’, GlobalPost, 15 March 2015

Rob O’Brien, ‘Singapore’s Domestic Workers Routinely Exploited and Often Abused in the Service of Rich Nationals’, The Independent (UK), 28 July 2015

 

Letters

Statement on Ms Anja Wessels of Research Across Borders, 22nd December 2017 - Download here

HOME's Response to Ministry of Manpower Video on Withheld Wages,  - Download here

‘Initiatives to Support Caregivers Should Include Foreign Domestic Workers’, Straits Times, Forum, 8 September 2017 - Download here

‘Letter in Response to “Maid Pleads Guilty to Ill-Treating Bedridden Boy”’, Straits Times, Forum, 20 March 2017 - Download here

‘HOME’s Response to Labour Court and Rafiqul Islam’s Salary Dispute’, Straits Times, Forum, 30 January 2017 - Download here

‘Prevent Errant Employers from Gaming the System’, Straits Times, Forum, 3 January 2017 - Download here

‘Include Migrant Cleaners in Progressive Wage Model’, TODAY, Voices, 21 December 2016 - Download here

‘Provide Better Protection for Victims of Human Trafficking’, Straits Times, Forum, 3 August 2016 - Download here

‘HOME’s Response to “More Help and Treats for Foreign Workers”’, Straits Times, Forum, 27 December 2015 - Download here