Bidding her parents and three older siblings goodbye, Thet (not her real name) boarded a bus in Pekhon township in Myanmar's Shan state for a 15-hour journey last month.
She arrived in Yangon at 6am and was taken by a recruiting agent to a house where she stayed for a month. In that time, the agent helped her apply for a passport and found her a job as a maid with a family of five in Singapore.
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