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Child brides sold into sex slavery,...

Child brides sold into sex slavery,...

South Asia

Thu, May 3 2018

Authorities rescued a girl who had been married off and then forced to work without wages on a farm,...

Philippines says Saudi boss forced maid...

Philippines says Saudi boss forced maid...

World

Mon, Apr 16 2018

Duterte claimed that Arab employers routinely rape their Filipina workers, force them to work 21 hours...

Formalising domestic work

Formalising domestic work

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

Sultana’s story is only one in a million in Bangladesh. According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics,...

Trapped within four walls

Trapped within four walls

Law & Rights

Sat, Nov 4 2017

70% of cases of violence against domestic workers are settled outside court

Meetings and more meetings

Meetings and more meetings

Law & Rights

Sat, Nov 4 2017

A Supreme Court directive to monitor domestic worker rights goes ignored for six years

Qatar limits hours, ensures pay for...

Qatar limits hours, ensures pay for...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The legislation comes at a time when Qatar's laws remain under scrutiny from the International Labour...

Impunity fuels abuse of child domestic...

Impunity fuels abuse of child domestic...

Crime

Wed, Jul 19 2017

The conviction of a woman who tortured her domestic help is a rare instance of the law taking its...

Employer gets life imprisonment for...

Employer gets life imprisonment for...

Court

Tue, Jul 18 2017

The court also fined Nodi Tk1 lakh

Bangladeshi diplomats to be barred from...

Bangladeshi diplomats to be barred from...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 7 2017

The directives come after domestic helps sue several Bangladeshi diplomats

‘I don’t want my daughter to grow up...

‘I don’t want my daughter to grow up...

Weekend Tribune

Sun, May 21 2017

Bonded sex workers in Bangladesh have tough choices

Homemaker arrested over torturing child...

Homemaker arrested over torturing child...

Crime

Wed, May 17 2017

The housewife's cruelty went as far as branding the child’s chest with a hot iron rod for being late...

Moulvibazar woman promised job in Saudi...

Moulvibazar woman promised job in Saudi...

Crime

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Promised a high paying job by an acquaintance, a woman from Moulvibazar traveled to Saudi Arabia, only...

Child domestic worker dies from alleged...

Child domestic worker dies from alleged...

Crime

Sun, Mar 12 2017

A child worker died on Saturday at Barisal Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) after succumbing...