Indonesia Responses On Human Right Violations Against Indonesian Migrant Workers In Hong Kong (2011-2013)
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- Indonesian Migrant Workers (IMW), Hong Kong, Indonesian Government, Human Right Violations
Working abroad is ordinary phenomenon in Indonesia. Through globalization, it has own field and became an interesting social phenomenon to study especially in International Relation. Hong Kong is one of destination counties for Indonesian Migrant Workers, and had formally been placed to since 1990. However, many human right violations were often occurred against the workers. Most of them were worked in private sector as a domestic worker which was potentially to be violated. Most of violations are early termination of employment, cut off communication, works inconsistence with employment contract, excessive deduction of salary, unpaid wage, torture, and extorting. Even though Hong Kong have law of manpower on foreign domestic workers, the violation still happened. In contrast, the total number of violation against Indonesian migrant workers constantly increase during 2011 - 2013. This research finds several responses of Indonesian government toward the issues in finding solutions and maximizing the protection toward Indonesian migrant workers in Hong Kong. Theoretically, the research employs the first track of Multy-track Diplomacy in which Indonesia government actively presents and takes roles in finding solutions of the issues. Then methodologically, it is a qualitative research with descriptive analysis method. The research uses qualitative data, gathered from various sources and depth interviews with Indonesia government representative.
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TY - CONF AU - Fahmi Imam Fauzy PY - 2017/11 DA - 2017/11 TI - Indonesia Responses On Human Right Violations Against Indonesian Migrant Workers In Hong Kong (2011-2013) BT - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICSPS 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 55 EP - 58 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsps-17.2018.12 DO - 10.2991/icsps-17.2018.12 ID - Fauzy2017/11 ER -