Maid to order

INDIAN EXPRESS EDITORIAL Urban India needs a deterrent against abusing domestic help: the full force of the law The story of a 13-year-old girl working as a domestic help and allegedly mistreated by her employers, a doctor couple in Dwarka, Delhi, shouldn’t come as a surprise. There are countless such...

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All work, no play

Employing children as domestics is illegal. Yet, this is one law that is broken with impunity again and again. By Kalpana Sharma IN THE HINDU What a way to begin the week after the long Easter weekend. First, we got the news about baby Afreen in Bengaluru, whose father has...

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