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Domestic Work Slavery
Date: Thursday, 3 June 2010, 4:07 am

Domestic work is a sector which is particularly vulnerable to forms of slavery such as forced labour, trafficking, and bonded labour, due to the unique and specific circumstances of their work inside a private household combined with a lack of legal protection.

For some domestic workers, the circumstances and conditions of their work amount to forced labour : where employers have forbidden them from leaving the home; withheld or not paid wages; used violence or threats of violence; withheld their passports or identity document; limited their ability to have contact with family; or deceived them about their rights in order to compel them to work.

Source: Anti-Slavery


‘When domestic servants and workers are treated as human beings it is not worth while to keep them.’
90:13 Freeing others from bondage, physical or mental, amd from any social, economic or political oppression.

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Domestic Work Slavery
shahalam -- Thursday, 3 June 2010, 4:07 am
Re: Domestic Work Slavery
Dr. Shabbir -- Thursday, 3 June 2010, 1:54 pm