THE ROLE OF COPING STRATEGY AND LEGAL PROTECTION ON MIGRANT WORKERS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Fitri Hasdianti, Johanna Debora Imelda

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Abstract

This paper aims to determine the role of coping strategies and legal protection for Indonesian migrant workers. With a focus on coping strategies and legal protection for migrant workers, because pre, during, and post the migration process. Migrant workers are contacting many parties and groups of people. These connections and contacts are important and cannot be separated from Migrant Workers. It can be said that legal protection and strategy coping for the migrant workers as well, these two things are also related to each other. Therefore, this paper examines these two problems by conducting a literature review and describing them descriptively. Where is related to the condition of the migrant workers and the difficulties, they face in the migration process. Coping strategies in this case act as migrant workers’ efforts to overcome problems or challenges in the individual and social domains. In opposition, legal protection acts as a government effort to protect and be responsible for the rights of its citizens. Both coping strategies and legal protection have significant contributions to the migrant worker’s welfare condition. For that reason, protection namely legal or non-legal protection for migrant workers does not only depend on the government, but also on all parties including the private sector (business or sponsor) and PMI itself.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)462-474
Number of pages13
JournalJurnal IUS Kajian Hukum dan Keadilan
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2022

Keywords

  • Coping Strategy
  • Legal Protection
  • Migrant Workers

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