“I Tried Eating Banana that Madam Wanted to Throw”: Maid Shares Experience of being Starved by Employers

A Filipino lady working in Singapore as a domestic maid has shared her experience of being starved by her employers and having her salary withheld. Dowell-Elaine Cabalteja Eugenio said that her employers, whom she describes as “Bengali Indian”, were stingy with food,...

In Singapore, Modern Slavery Happens Every Day. And We are All Responsible.

Images: Not Here documentary by EmancipAsia Mary is a foreign domestic worker, whose employers abused her by pouring bleach on her hands and slamming her head against the wall. Eventually, Mary couldn’t take the abuse any longer, and jumped out of her employer’s flat...

Where The Heart Is: An Artist’s Rendition of Foreign Workers and Their Homes

Illustrated by A Good Citizen Foreign workers. We see them around us every day; individuals who have left their homes to work here in Singapore as part of our community. They are usually seen gathered in groups in Lucky Plaza along Orchard Road, the area around...