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Singapore ′maids for sale′ ad sparks investigation

 

Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become “commodities.”

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25.09.2018 | 9:15

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When your Tinder feed sounds better than your government

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte poses for a selfie while surrounded by supporters and lawmakers after delivering his state of the nation address at Congress in Manila on July 23, 2018.

You know there’s trouble when your Tinder feed seems more wholesome than the rhetoric coming from the Presidential Palace.

At first, Tinder may have felt like the 21st century equivalent of being bopped on the head, slung over a man’s shoulder and dragged to his cave. But with online dating fast becoming the go-to “meet market”, Tinder now seems more of a virtual bar with a mix of creeps, average Joes, geeks and the occasional unicorn: the nice guy.

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04.09.2018 | 10:13

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Sondos Al-Qattan is everything wrong about the Kafala system

Sondos Al-Qattan recently gave herself a new title in addition to beauty blogger and social media influencer: slave owner.

Date

02.08.2018 | 12:42

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