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Nation 02 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tenaganita: Look into plight of women estate workers

PETALING JAYA: The Government should look into the plight of women estate workers and take steps to improve their economic status, says human rights NGO Tenaganita.

Nation 01 Jul 2016 | 7:40 AM

Tenaganita: Commitment to fight against human trafficking is poor

PETALING JAYA: Combating human trafficking is not a priority for Malaysians, said Tenaganita after a Trafficking in Persons report placed Malaysia on a tier-2 watch list for the second year in a row.

Nation 02 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Foreign domestic workers abused and sexually violated, says Tenaganita

KLANG: A number of domestic workers seeking a living in Malaysia are faced with issues ranging from physical abuse to sexual violation, claims Tenaganita.

Nation 27 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Tenaganita boss responsive but remains in critical condition

PETALING JAYA: Tenaganita director Dr Irene Fernandez is responsive but remains in critical condition a day after she was hospitalised for a heart condition.

Nation 02 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Tenaganita: Levy leads to further exploitation

PETALING JAYA: Forcing migrant workers to pay levy charges will lead to further exploitation, according to Tenaganita.

Nation 16 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Raising deposits not the answer, says Tenaganita

PETALING JAYA: Increasing deposits for wards and surgery for foreign patients is not the answer to unpaid medical bills, said Tenaganita.

Nation 28 Jun 2015 | 6:39 PM

Eight-year-old child bride in Tenaganita shelter

KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaganita, which promotes the rights of women, migrants and refugees, sheltered 11 'child brides' last year, some as young as eight.

Nation 18 Dec 2017 | 8:57 AM

Tenaganita and NGOs draft Bill to protect rights of foreign domestic workers

KUALA LUMPUR: In a bid to secure the rights of foreign domestic workers, Tenaganita along with several NGOs have drafted a Bill to tackle "loopholes" in the Employment Act.

Nation 09 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tenaganita chief insists Malaysia not safe for migrant workers

PETALING JAYA: Tenaganita executive director Irene Fernandez has stuck to her guns, maintaining what she said in a Jakarta Post interview that Malaysia is not a safe place for migrant workers, especially those in the informal sectors.

Nation 06 May 2015 | 9:50 AM

Malaysians behind Songkhla human trafficking camp, says Tenaganita

PETALING JAYA: There is a high possibility that Malaysians are involved in border human trafficking related to the mass grave that was uncovered last week in Songkhla, Thailand, says Tenaganita.