EMIRATS ARABES UNIS: Domestic workers face abusive employers
CynicalPatriot | April 27, 2009 at 06:56 amby
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DUBAI, 2 July 2006 (IRIN) - On an almost daily basis, immigrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), face mistreatment and sometimes physical abuse, according to human rights activists.
Noor arrived in Dubai from Ethiopia 18 months ago to work as a housemaid for a local family. Only 19, she is now pregnant after being raped by her employer. Noor is not her real name.
“I don’t want to keep the baby … I need to provide for my family back in Ethiopia,” she told IRIN.
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