Sri Lankan women opt to go abroad to seek employment as house maids to earn money to assist their families.
However, not all of them have a happy and safe working environment.
T. H. Priyadarshani, 41, from Kuruduwatte area in Gampola is one such person who had to face appalling conditions when she left to Saudi Arabia.
After one and half years in Riyadh she came back on the 21st with deteriorating health and weak. She was immediately rushed to the Kandy General Hospital for treatment.
Ms. Priyadarshani shared her experience..