Dr Laura Hammond / Head of Development Studies, SOAS University of London

Almaz makes for uncomfortable, but important, viewing. The experiences of many migrant domestic workers in Saudi Arabia are hidden from the public eye. Almaz's story shows the multiple layers of injustice - humiliation, deprivation of wages, physical and sexual abuse, isolation, and overwork - that unfortunately are commonly experienced by women who have come to Saudi Arabia in an effort to support their families.