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India: Domestic workers in struggle for equality

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by IDWFED published Apr 02, 2013 12:00 AM
Domestic workers in India often work long hours for several employers, but they are not recognised under the country's labour laws. They are not usually entitled to paid holidays, pensions and other perks that workers might normally expect.

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Domestic workers in India often work long hours for several employers, but they are not recognised under the country's labour laws.  They are not usually entitled to paid holidays, pensions and other perks that workers might normally expect.

Now some groups are calling on the government to do more to protect them, as Yogita Limaye reports.




Source: Yogita Limaye/BBC News

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