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Look Behind the Closed Doors

March 30, 2012

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Reblogged from rmott62 After my post yesterday, I have felt I have to write more, get closer into the realities of pushing prostitution indoors. I want to confront why it is possible to believe that it must be safer – I want to look at some of the many myths that make that illusion. I […]

Hong Kong Foreign Labor Law Challenged

August 22, 2011

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By ISABELLA STEGER And LAM THUY VOAUGUST 22, 2011 HONG KONG—A landmark labor suit, filed by a Filipina domestic helper seeking permanent residency in Hong Kong, has struck at the core of the territory’s often fraught relationship with its guest workers, and raised fundamental questions about its judicial independence from Beijing. Evangeline Banao Vallejos has […]

Hong Kong Foreign Labor Law Challenged

August 22, 2011

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By ISABELLA STEGER And LAM THUY VOAUGUST 22, 2011 HONG KONG—A landmark labor suit, filed by a Filipina domestic helper seeking permanent residency in Hong Kong, has struck at the core of the territory’s often fraught relationship with its guest workers, and raised fundamental questions about its judicial independence from Beijing. Evangeline Banao Vallejos has […]

NEPAL Sex Workers Demand a Place in the Constitution

July 12, 2011

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Sex workers in Kathmandu demonstrate to demand their rights. Credit:Ghanshyam Chhetri/IPS.Buy this picture By Sudeshna SarkarSex workers in Kathmandu demonstrate to demand their rights.  KATHMANDU, Jul 12, 2011 (IPS) – Every time Bijaya Dhakal goes out to meet people and tell them what she does for a living, the simple task becomes an act of […]