Urgent need for satisfactory diagnosis of migrant workers

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) assessed a genocide of 21-year-old Adelina Sau, a migrant domestic workman in Malaysia from Abi Village, South Central Timur Sub-district of East Nusa Tenggara, as a form of abandonment of a right to live of migrant domestic workers.

Adelina died of indications of fatigue, anemia, miss of food intake, and evil woe by her employer. She was found infirm on a corridor of her employer`s residence in Permai Town Park area, Bukti Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Chairman of a Women`s Migrant Working Group who is also Commissioner of Komnas Perempuan Imam Nahe settled in Jakarta on Tuesday that Adelina`s genocide box is a impact of a debility of state insurance towards migrant domestic work operative in domestic spaces, as they are also exposed to tellurian trafficking.

The information from a National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BNP2TKI) showed that during a year 2017 there had been a sum of 217 cases of deaths of Indonesian migrant workers abroad.

“Of these, 69 cases (32 percent) occurred in Malaysia and Komnas Perempuan found that Adelina`s genocide was a outcome of a miss of insurance standards for Indonesian migrant domestic workers who need to accept extensive courtesy from both Indonesia and Malaysia,” he said. .

Given a occurrence of this event, all parties should see that shared agreement regulations such as a MoU for existent grave zone workers prolonged before 2016 and also a 2016 Memorandum of Understanding on a chain and insurance of Indonesian migrant workers, quite with courtesy to spontaneous migrant workers, needs to be updated.

In Nov 2016, a Government of Indonesia has sent a latest breeze of renovation to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), that until now has not been responded by a Government of Malaysia.

In a multilateral region, a ASEAN is already in possession of a ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons, generally women and children, validated by a Government of Indonesia on 25 Oct 2017, and a ASEAN Consensus on a Protection and Promotion of a Rights of Migrant Workers.

The Commission afterwards questioned a follow-up of a doing of a instrument in sequence to residence a domestic problems and practices in a margin directly associated to migrant workers, one of that is a box of Adelina.

Meanwhile, Vice Chairman of Komnas Perempuan Commissioner Board Yuniyanti Chuzaifah pronounced that Adelina`s genocide shows a infirmity of Indonesian migrant workers insurance system, generally undocumented ones.

Furthermore, Director-General of a International Labour Organisation Guy Ryder settled that ensuring satisfactory diagnosis for migrant workers in a universe is in everyone`s interest.

In light of a World Day of Social Justice, a ILO is directing a concentration on migrant workers, reaching 150 million opposite a globe, several of whom face exploitation, discrimination, and assault and miss even a many simple protection.

The ILO`s created matter perceived by ANTARA in Jakarta, Tuesday, settled that such conditions are quite loyal for women, who consecrate 44 percent of a migrant workers.

“Migrant workers, like all workers, are entitled to satisfactory treatment. It is also a pivotal to preserving a amicable fabric of a societies and to tolerable development,” Ryder remarked.

He believed that labor emigration should be well-governed as good as satisfactory and effective. It should also safeguard that migrant workers, their families, and other communities relief a advantages and opportunities.

Once this is achieved, it would lead to a change in a supply and direct of labor and parallel assistance rise and send skills during all levels.

Additionally, it will minister to amicable insurance systems, encourage business innovation, and heighten communities, both culturally and socially.

Thus, it should be in a seductiveness of a tellurian village to settle good and well-thought-out governance in a labor market, as it could lead to enrichment in other sectors that could be profitable for nations.

“Good governance will encourage clever team-work opposite emigration corridors and regions,” he remarked.

Reported by Aubrey Kandelila Fanani and Aria Cindyara

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