Driven by poverty， many Filipinos seek employment abroad. Some return with savings， but others end up worse. Encountering various abuse， from rape to mental torture， employers often put animals before workers. Flor Con...展开templacion went to Singapore to work as a maid. Her long absence entirely disrupted and reshaped her family" s life. In late 1989， She was
sentenced to death by the Singapore government for the murder of a domestic worker and a Singapore boy. Filipinos sympathized， believing her innocent and demanding for labor protection abroad by the Filipino government.