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(From The Jakarta Post)
There are some 55,000 Indonesian maids in Singapore, many of whom enjoy pleasant working environment. However, the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore says it receives dozens of reports daily from maids who claim they have been the victims of abuse.
According to Fachry Sulaiman, the head of protocol and consular at the embassy, Indonesian maids consult the embassy mostly on legal issues.
Currently, 40 migrant workers, who claim to have suffered abuse at the hands of their employers, are living at the embassy at the "Temporary Shelter for Indonesian Maids Working in Singapore."
Some claim they were physically or sexually …