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A Tortured House Maid – Slave Labor Persists in Bangladesh

Bedena at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. A housemaid of Mymensingh has landed in a hospital with critical injuries following brutal torture by her employers. She was not only tortured without giving any treatment, but also barred from meeting her son

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The Abuse Doesn’t Stop – Expatriate Women Workforce of Bangladesh

Bangladeshi workers, employed abroad, are the largest foreign exchange earners, in net terms, for the country. They deserve full appreciation. But media reports have recently exposed the kind of horrifying sexual abuses that the country’s expatriate women workforce sometimes suffers.

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Domestic Worker’s need better representation to have legal protection

A Rab team rescued female domestic help, Sathi (8), who was injured by her employer, from a flat in the capital’s Uttara. According to a newspaper report[1], the team, being tipped-off, also arrested housewife Salma Akhter (40), wife of Mostofa

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A Glimpse on Child Domestic Workers in Bangladesh

The best preferred domestic worker in Bangladesh is a child within 8 to 15 years in Bangladesh. Such a worker complains less, can be controlled easily and trained even more easily. They are nervous, obey well, the “master” does not

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The tale of Domestic Workers in Bangladesh

About 17 percent of the child domestic workers are abused sexually while 83 percent physically by the family members of their employers, says a study. The study was conducted surveying 849 domestic child workers of three wards of Dhanmondi, Mirpur

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