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False hierarchy of gender, caste practices has devalued domestic work. Pandemic has sharpened this inequality

January 24, 2021 10:41 am

This fundamental inequality robs women of self-worth, but also stunts men into pre-fabricated social roles. It radiates out of the home into the public sphere.

Men finally know household chores, but will they continue to do it as they return to work?

June 28, 2020 11:29 am

In the lockdown, men finally began to see how much labour goes into running a household. We speak to some of those who stepped up to share the load with their partner.

Saudi employer chops off Indian woman’s hand, Delhi seeks action

October 10, 2015 3:25 am

Kasturi, 50, is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Riyadh, her sister Vijayakumari told The Indian Express from their home in Vellore district.

UK: 3 guilty of abuse of ‘enslaved’ Indian woman

April 21, 2013 3:41 am

Three people,including a wealthy optician,have been found guilty of abusing a 39-year-old Indian woman,who was kept as slave in a multi-million pound luxury home here and raped while being passed between three families

Man charged with raping maid acquitted

April 19, 2012 12:40 am

While stories of domestic help being victimised have dominated news headlines of late,a recent judgement by a city court has highlighted the other side to the story – that of false cases registered by domestic workers against their employers at the behest of placement agencies.

Domestic help who stole Rs 4 lakh held at ISBT-17

May 10, 2011 12:56 am

A week after a maid was arrested after she stole gold ornaments and cash from her employers’ house,the Chandigarh police have arrested another domestic worker.