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Domestic worker won first prize with poem about love and struggles

Women triumphed for the first time in the Migrant Worker Poetry Competition in Singapore, as female domestic workers came in first, second and third in its fourth edition on Sunday, December 3. Like many other domestic workers, after her 14-hour work day, Indonesian domestic worker Deni Apriyani retreats to her room in Singapore and reaches for a pen to jot down her feelings, in poem after poem.

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08.12.2017 | 14:09

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Women in the News

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Another gang rape happened in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh just a week after similar incident took place. Read the story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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03.08.2015 | 13:33

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Why fighting human trafficking is not easy

Human trafficking

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“Often trafficking victims don’t even know that there is a label to describe what happened to them,” says Luis CdeBaca Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons from the US State Department.

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08.08.2014 | 15:00

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