Norhima Hayral from the Philippines sought refuge in a shelter for abused Asian housemaids in Jordan to escape from employers she says both beat and raped her.
The Jordanian capital, Amman, with the King Abdullah mosque in the center. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says many of the 70,000 Asian domestic workers in Jordan face the same abuses as migrant domestic workers elsewhere in the region.
"The recruitment agency took my passport the second I arrived in Amman's airport" six months ago, 27-year-old Hayral told AFP at the shelter funded by Manila's Overseas Labour Office.
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