The Resource "They deceived us at every step" : abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia, [Jyotsna Poudyal]

"They deceived us at every step" : abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia, [Jyotsna Poudyal]

Label
"They deceived us at every step" : abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia
Title
"They deceived us at every step"
Title remainder
abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia
Statement of responsibility
[Jyotsna Poudyal]
Title variation
  • Abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia
  • Cambaodia/Malaysia, "They deceived us at every step"
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also available online via the Internet.
Cataloging source
OML
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English; summary and recommendations also available in Khmer
LC call number
HD6072.2.M4
LC item number
P68 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
"They deceived us at every step" : abuse of Cambodian domestic workers migrating to Malaysia, [Jyotsna Poudyal]
Link
http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/cambodia1111webwcover.pdf
Publication
Note
  • "November 2011"--Table of contents page
  • "This report was written by Jyotsna Poudyal, Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellow for 2010-2011 in the Women's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch."--P. 104
Contents
Summary and Key Recommendations -- Methodology -- I. Background -- Migration of Cambodian Women and Girls -- Migration of Cambodian Domestic Workers to Malaysia -- The Migration Cycle -- II. Recruitment-Related Exploitation and Abuse in Cambodia -- Recruitment Fees and Illegal Lending Practices -- Deception and Lack of Information during Recruitment -- Recruitment of Girls -- Collusion between Agencies and Government Authorities -- Migrant Domestic Workers Who Have Lost Contact -- Medical Tests without Informed Consent or Counseling -- III. Abuses in Cambodia's Training Centers -- Deaths in the Training Centers -- Forced Confinement and Restrictions on Communication -- Poor Living Conditions and Denial of Health Care -- Paying the Price of Freedom -- IV. Abuses in Malaysia -- Unpaid Wages -- Physical, Sexual and Psychological Abuse -- Restrictions on Freedom of Movement and Poor Working Conditions -- Agency-Related Abuses in Malaysia -- V. Forced Labor and Practices Akin to Debt Bondage -- VI. Barriers to Justice in Malaysia -- Cambodian Embassy Response -- Legal Protection for Domestic Workers in Malaysia -- Response by the Malaysian Authorities -- VII. Protection Failures in Cambodia -- Regulation of Labor Migration in Cambodia -- Implementation of Government Migration Policy -- Lack of Effective Government Oversight -- Failure to Investigate and Prosecute Abuses -- Lack of Support for Returned Migrants -- VIII. Cambodia and Malaysia's International Human Rights Obligations -- IX. Recommendations -- To the Government of Cambodia -- To the Parliament -- To the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training -- To the Ministry of Interior, the Police, and the Ministry of Justice -- To the Ministry of Foreign Affairs -- To the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, Ministry of Women's Affairs and Ministry of Interior -- To the Ministry of Health -- To the Association of Cambodian Recruitment Agencies (ACRA) -- To the Governments of Cambodia and Malaysia -- To the Malaysian Government -- To International Donors, including the United Nations, World Bank, United States and Japan -- Appendix A: Letter Sent to the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Malaysia -- Appendix B: Letter Sent to the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training -- Acknowledgments
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
1 v. (104 p.)
Isbn
9781564328236
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn759935570
  • (OCoLC)759935570

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