NEWS ON SHAKTI VAHINI

FAIZAN HAIDAR IN THE HINDUSTAN TIMES

Kirti Nagar: A 13-year-old domestic worker is rescued from the residence of a doctor. When the police went to his residence, he asked them to take her ‘in a couple of days so that they can get another maid’.

March 29, Dwarka: A 13-year-old domestic worker found locked in the house of a doctor couple who went on a vacation to Bangkok.

April 2, Vasant Kunj: A 12-year-old boy is rescued from the house of a businessman, who was accused of physically abusing the kid.

Behind the high walls of the rich and the powerful, horror stories of abuse of child domestic workers are abound.

Out of the hundreds of child labourers rescued in the city every month, eight to nine are child domestic workers, according to figures provided by the Child Welfare Committees (CWC) in the city. Rescued from homes of…

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