Tuesday, October 28, 2014

"I Already Bought You"

"The work wasn’t what I expected it to be. It was totally different. I would wake up to start cooking, then cleaning, washing clothes, and then cooking again. No rest, there was just no rest… Because she kept yelling, I cried and asked to go back to agency, but madam said “I already bought you"
— Farah S., a 23-year-old Indonesian domestic worker, Dubai, December 7, 2013 

One of the harrowing stories from this latest report from Human Rights Watch on migrant workers in the UAE: http://www.hrw.org/node/129797/section/2