Everything in Singapore ticks over like clockwork. The metro train arrives every couple of minutes. The streets are clean. There is zero tolerance when it comes to corruption. Money is made, taller buildings are built and the wealth of the nation grows.
But behind the facade there is another force that keeps this island nation afloat - the more than 850,000 migrant workers that call Singapore home.
Each year thousands of women from across Asia travel to Singapore in search of a better life.
From Indonesia, the Philippines, Bangladesh and Burma they come in the hope of earning money as a maid that will help sustain their families back home.
But for many of these women the experiences are life-changing in the worst way possible. More...