Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Three million ‘maids’ abused in Middle East

A survey by the Saudi magazine Sayidaty entitled ‘Maids Rights’ reveals that more than three million maids in the Arab world are subjected to conditions akin to slavery .

And the evidence is that their situation is worsening as the people's revolution sweeps the Arab world.

An Indonesian domestic worker in Jordan said, "If you go to the Indonesian embassy in Jordan you will see hundreds of women who ran away from their employer."

See Al Jazeera news arfticle for more

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