Migrante demands apology from Kuwait celeb who ranted vs maids’ day off

Features Philippines Jul 27, 2018 at 4:16 pm
PUBLIC APOLOGY. Migrante International demands a public apology from Kuwaiti social media celebirty Sondos Al Qattan who ranted against Filipino workers having rest days. Photo from Sondos Al Qattan's Youtube Page

PUBLIC APOLOGY. Migrante International demands a public apology from Kuwaiti social media celebirty Sondos Al Qattan who ranted against Filipino workers having rest days. Photo from Sondos Al Qattan’s Youtube Page

MANILA, Philippines – Migrant group Migrante international has demanded a public apology from a Kuwaiti social media influencer who said that maids in her country should not be given days off or rest days.

“We strongly demand that she offer public apology and genuinely express remorse for her disgusting statements,” said Migrante in a joint statement with Sandigan or Samahan ng mga DH sa Gitnang Silangan (Association of Domestic Helpers in the Middle East.)

“It would also be more valuable to her if she can visit the Philippines to witness for herself the appalling poverty that grips many Filipino families and find out what hardships OFWs had to go through in government agencies before they can finally be deployed abroad,” it added.

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