Foreign maids endure abuse in UAE: Human Rights Watch

October 23, 2014 11:14 AM

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MANILA, October 23- Foreign maids from impoverished countries endure physical, sexual and emotional abuse in the United Arab Emirates, trapped by a system that denies them protection, an international rights group said Thursday.

Human Rights Watch called on the UAE to reform a restrictive visa system and pass a labour law for domestic workers to stop the abuses.

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