Domestic Women Workers Rights Forum

Problems faced by Domestic Workers

Domestic workers take up drudgery of washing, cleaning, cooking and other menial tasks in other people’s households for their own survival. They suffer from:

  • Long hours of work
  • Years of toil
  • No living wages
  • No rest or recreation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Abuse of their dignity
  • Stigma of untouchability
  • Inhumane treatment