Indonesian domestic workers attend a sewing class during their day off at the Indonesian School in Singapore

 
Indonesian domestic workers attend a sewing class during their day off at the Indonesian School in Singapore
Indonesian domestic workers attend a sewing class during their day off at the Sekolah Indonesia Singapura (Indonesian School) in Singapore December 12, 2010. Administered by the Indonesian Embassy, the school offers courses from high school diplomas to degree programs held in partnership with the Indonesian Open University for Indonesia migrant domestic workers on Sundays, the sole off day for the majority of such workers. More than 150 domestic workers are currently enrolled in open degree courses, while about 500 others also take part in a variety of enrichment courses ranging from sewing, computer classes and English. There are currently about 85,000 Indonesian domestic workers in Singapore, according to local media. December 18 marks the U.N. International Migrants Day. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS EDUCATION)