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Table 1 Crisis Events Prior to Migration Bans

From: The migration ban policy cycle: a comparative analysis of restrictions on the emigration of women domestic workers

Country Date Crisis Event
Philippines 1995 Execution of Filipina domestic worker Flor Contemplacion in Singapore for the alleged murder of a child in her care and a fellow domestic worker.
2018 The discovery of murdered domestic worker Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait.
Nepal 1998 Suicide of Kani Sherpa due to physical violence and rape from her employer in Saudi Arabia.
Indonesia 2011 Execution of Ruyati Binti Satubi, a migrant domestic worker in Saudi Arabia.
Sri Lanka 2013 Execution of Rizana Nafeek, a young domestic worker charged with murder after a child died in her care in Saudi Arabia.