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Maid Tortured and Brutally Murdered By Employers Sparks Massive Outrage in Pakistan

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A 16-year-old Pakistani domestic worker identified as Uzma Bibi, was tortured and murdered by her employers before being dumped into a drain in Neelam Block, Iqbal Town, Lahore. 

Photos of the victim’s mangled body circulated on social media, sparking national outrage. Online users started the hashtag #JusticeForUzma, and are calling to the government for justice, according to Gulf News.

Woman Saves Domestic Helper Hanging on Building for Dear Life in Singapore

A 24-year-old domestic helper from Myanmar was luckily saved from falling five stories by a tenant renting a room in an apartment building in Singapore.

The domestic helper, whose name was not revealed, had reportedly locked herself in by accident at a Housing Board block in Bukit Panjang on Dec. 6 at around 8 a.m. because of a faulty doorknob, according to The Straits Times.

Filipinos in Hong Kong Are Being Trafficked to Russia for Fake Job Opportunities

Filipino helpers in Hong Kong are being tricked with the promise of better-paying jobs in Russia, a senior Philippine official confirmed.

Citing data from the Philippine embassy in Moscow, the anonymous official told South China Morning Post that over 4,000 undocumented Filipinos are currently working in Russia. Most of them are former domestic helpers in Hong Kong.