Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Trafficked Maids To Order

As more Indian women go out to work, the voracious demand for maids has outstripped supply. This is fuelling a business that, in large part, thrives on human trafficking by unregulated placement agencies.

With a commission fee of up to 30,000 rupees and a maids' monthly salary of up to 5,000 rupees, an agency can make more than $1,500 annually for each girl, say anti-trafficking groups.
Trafficked maids to order: The darker side of richer India

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