Balinese worker duped into low-paying job in Turkey on her way home

The plight of Bali native I Gusti Ayu Vira Wijayantri is coming to an finish, as an official has confirmed that she is on her method house after her Turkish employment journey turned out to be a nightmare.

The 23-year-old will board a direct flight from Ankara to Denpasar immediately, and is anticipated to reach on the Island of Gods this afternoon.

“The federal government was eager to repatriate her, and the journey house was facilitated and paid for by the Indonesian Embassy in Ankara,” A. A. Gde Indra Hardiawan, who heads the Bali chapter of the Safety of Indonesian Migrant Employees (BP2MI) company, mentioned this morning.

Just lately, the Bangli native wrote an open letter to President Joko Widodo pleading for his assist. She mentioned she had been working as a therapist in a number of spas in Turkey for greater than a yr. After months of being overworked and underpaid, she was hospitalized after vomiting blood as a result of an unspecified lung and abdomen situation in July.

Ayu Vira mentioned that she was promised excessive earnings in Turkey previous to leaving Bali. Nonetheless, she acquired lower than she was promised and had inhumane working hours, leaving no leisure time. Due to this, Ayu Vira had nice problem in affording primary requirements, like meals and drugs. 

The Indonesian Embassy in Ankara mentioned Ayu Vira was on the mend and that they gave her shelter within the facility whereas she awaited her journey again house.

Authorities mentioned they might look into whether or not or not Ayu Vira was a sufferer of a migrant employee rip-off, luring victims with false guarantees of nice jobs with excessive pay overseas. BP2MI, in the meantime, mentioned Ayu Vira’s employment company in Bali now has the ethical obligation to pay what the employee is owed and guarantee her bodily and psychological well-being.

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