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Male FDW?

Post by Hannieroo » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 8:28 pm

Do you ever get male maids here?

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Post by PNGMK » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 10:02 pm

Hannieroo wrote:Do you ever get male maids here?
I've wondered this before - where I grew up our first domestic workers were all men ("house boys"). They provided security at night - I have fond memories of them and they taught me the language.

I don't think you can hire a male FDW unfortunately. I'd consider one.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 11:15 pm

You cannot have a male FDW because of the lack of trust regard the care of young females. Valid point I suppose.
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Post by Hannieroo » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 11:26 pm

I guess. But I was thinking more for single guys. They're pretty common in the UAE. I wouldn't want one. Enough males in this house already.

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Post by bgd » Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:57 am

I knew someone years back in the UK who had a male au pair. She was a single mum and really liked the idea, before he arrived. Don't know the details but she quickly went back to the female version.

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Post by ecureilx » Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:11 pm

I know a retired rich guy (or HNWI ??) who wanted to get his driver/cook from home, to be here, as a driver/cook here too. And drive his Bentley too .. as he was doing, in Dubai ..

He was told 'cannot' .. and to bring him in as driver, unless he meets a dozen criteria, also cannot

MOM said "FDW-> women only .. "





PS: no, the guy is not a gay ;)

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Post by BedokAmerican » Sat, 24 Aug 2013 8:43 pm

There is an agency in Sg bringing in male FDWs:

http://ifonlysingaporeans.blogspot.sg/2 ... ivers.html

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Post by Hannieroo » Sat, 24 Aug 2013 9:13 pm

That is a very sensible article. Thank you, Bedok, I would not have found that.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 24 Aug 2013 10:13 pm

Hannieroo wrote:That is a very sensible article. Thank you, Bedok, I would not have found that.
Saint posted it a couple of days ago....

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/sutra6 ... int#654463

I owe 'em a pint over it! :lol:
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Post by Hannieroo » Sat, 24 Aug 2013 10:37 pm

So he did.

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Post by PNGMK » Sun, 25 Aug 2013 10:04 am

It sounds like a commonsense solution.

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