Singapore Indonesia Domestic Workers

May 8, 2012 - 5:26 AM
In this Feb. 18, 2011 photo, maids clean the floors of a local training facility in Singapore. Singapore is under pressure to improve the working conditions of foreign maids, who live full-time in one in five households in the city-state of 5.2 million people. In March, the government pledged to mandate that maids must be allowed at least one day off a week starting next year. (AP Photo/The Straits Times, Nuria Ling) SINGAPORE OUT, ONLINE OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE