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Abuse among child domestic workers: A research study in West Bengal

Publication year:

2006

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Save the Children

More than 50,000 children are employed in domestic work in the Indian region of West Bengal. This study – carried out by Save the Children over a four-year period in six districts of West Bengal – found that these children were routinely subjected to many different forms of abuse from unsafe working conditions and lack of food to being beaten, deliberately burnt or sexually abused.

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