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Study: 33% of domestic help in Dhaka are children


A survey report released by ILO saying 33% of domestic workers in Dhaka are children File photoMany of the children who work as domestic help are driven by poverty and hunger as they have no one to look after them, the study said. About one third of domestic helpers who work in Dhaka are children, 5-17 years of age, according to a recent study. Many of the children who work as domestic help are driven by poverty and hunger as they have no one to look after them, the study said. Of the surveyed households, 375 had live-in domestic help who stay at their employers’ homes full-time, while 124 had domestic help who do not stay at their employers’ homes. Of the 124 domestic helpers who were not live-in domestic help, only seven (5.6%) were children.


Source: Dhaka Tribune June 15, 2019 17:15 UTC



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