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Regulating Domestic Work

Regulating Domestic Work

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by IDWFED published Sep 13, 2008 12:00 AM
Contributors: Neetha N/EPW Economic & Political Weekly
Domestic work is next only to education in its share of total female employment in the service sector. Except for piecemeal measures in a few states, there is no legislation to protect this vulnerable workforce or monitor the increasing number of agencies supplying domestic workers who are mostly recruited from the tribal pockets of underdeveloped states.

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Domestic work is next only to education in its share of total female employment in the service sector. Except for piecemeal measures in a few states, there is no legislation to protect this vulnerable workforce or monitor the increasing number of agencies supplying domestic workers who are mostly recruited from the tribal pockets of underdeveloped states.

Neetha N, EPW Economic & Political Weekly, India

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