Photo of young maid in Indonesia sitting by herself while employer’s family eats goes viral

A photo from Indonesia showing a young maid sitting by herself while her employer's family eats in the next table has gone viral.

The photo was posted by Facebook user Michael Fanny on Sep 23. 

The accompanying text read: 

"Your pembantu (maid) is part of your life. a reflection of your humanity. Imagine you are in their position, no phone to hold, not invited to eat, Eyes just looking around. They chew while we swallow."

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He also called for people to "respect and love" their maids, gardeners and drivers.

The photo has been shared over 60 thousand times and has also been picked up by the Daily Mail and Metro.

Many users slammed the family for being "inhumane", while others defended the family, suggesting that the maid "probably was asked to eat and said no as she is on duty"

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