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Indonesian migrant workers in Hong Kong tell their stories

Headline Title:  Indonesian migrant workers in Hong Kong tell their stories 21 November 2013 Almost 4 million Indonesians have officially migrated abroad for work since 2006. The majority of them are women who take on domestic work in private homes. Poverty and unemployment compel them to seek opportunities abroad, including Hong Kong. Yet for many Indonesian migrant domestic workers, hopes for a better life are crushed by a migration process that is fraught with duplicity and abuse from the moment they enter it.   LESTARI "I was born into a very poor family. One day, a broker…

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