Women trafficked to Saudi recount horror

HYDERABAD: “They hit me with chappals or any object within reach and threatened me if I asked for money or tried to call home. When I couldn’t take it any more, I tried to take my life.” Zainab Begum’s eyes well up with tears as she recounts the horror and abuse she went through more than a year ago in Saudi Arabia where she was sent to work as a domestic help. It was only after her family appealed to the Indian government that the Indian Embassy in Riyadh rescued her from her fate. But Zainab still has nightmares, […]

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