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POEA urged to ban Kuwaiti blogger from getting PH maid

/ 05:25 AM July 23, 2018

A migrant workers’ rights advocate group wants the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to bar Kuwait social media influencer and celebrity makeup artist Sondos Alqattan from hiring a domestic worker from the Philippines.

Susan Ople, head of the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, said the blogger personified the ugly face of modern-day slavery and should be included in the POEA’s blacklist of abusive and undesirable foreign employers.

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“She is not worthy to be even in the same room as our valiant and hardworking OFWs,” Ople said in a statement. —Tina G. Santos

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