Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock
Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock
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Anger at Singapore ads offering Indonesian domestic helpers for ‘sale’

Reports that helpers were offered for sale on online marketplace Carousell drew condemnation from rights groups

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Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock
Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from poor parts of Indonesia or the Philippines, who head there to earn higher salaries than they can back home. Photo: Shutterstock
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