Raped and Impregnated, OFW Ends Up in Saudi Jail; DFA Clueless

Feb. 27, 2010

MANILA — Since Camille, not her real name, left for Saudi Arabia in May 14, 2009, she has encountered numerous hardships one after another.

Barely three months into her job as a janitor in a dental clinic in Dammam, Camille was raped by her Bangladeshi coworker. She got pregnant as a result. Accused of having an extramarital affair — her employer refused to believe that she was raped — Camille was jailed. Because of the hard and stressful living conditions in the Hafer Al Baten Jail, Camille had a miscarriage last Dec. 20, 2009. Continue reading

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