Those Whose Rights are Taken Away
Monday, 6 March 2023
Domestic workers in Indonesia are extremely vulnerable. The law on the protection of domestic workers would protect them.
SITI Khotimah, a domestic worker, has lain in a hospital bed at the Kramat Jati National Police Hospital in East Jakarta for almost three months. On Thursday, March 2, burns on her two ankles were still clearly visible. A thick gauze wrapped around her right leg, while the burn still gaped on her left leg.
The 23-year-old woman was only able to walk this past week. According to her doctor, Siti’s right leg suffers from muscle contracture....
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