A group of women who went to the Middle East seeking employment have returned to the island after being subjected to various hardships abroad. Accordingly, 52 women have been brought back to Sri Lanka from Kuwait, with the intervention of the Ministry of Foreign Employment.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Employment, a second group of about 70 is scheduled to arrive on the island in the evening today (24), bringing the total to 122.

Source: Ayshwarya Yapa, Adaderana, May 24, 2017. http://www.adaderana.lk/news/40867/distressed-housemaids-return-home-from-the-middle-east