New policy could give India's often exploited domestic workers minimum wage, benefits
Rights activists estimate there are tens of millions of such workers, most of them women who are often underpaid, exploited and abused
With paper in hand, Indonesian maids fight exploitation
Maids in Indonesian are not considered formal workers, leaving them vulnerable to abuses and unprotected under local labour laws
UAE law targets sexual harassment, forced labour
Law includes prohibitions on sexual harassment, forced labour and the employment of domestic workers under 18
Indian police probing complaint of maid abuse that prompted protests
"Cases of rapes, murders, physical abuse, non-payment of wages are routinely reported in the local newspapers in Delhi. You name the labour right violation clause, and it is there"
Emirati princesses trafficking conviction sends "strong signal" but impunity prevails: experts
"No one, even if you are a princess, is above the law"
Domestic workers in south India get chance to 'upskill' to fight exploitation
Scheme aims to improve skills of domestic workers so they can demand better salaries, benefits and more job options
Banning women from domestic work abroad raises trafficking risks - UN
"I was tortured and wanted to come back... they told me that even if I was killed no one would know"
INTERVIEW-India's domestic workers at risk from 'toxic relationship' with employer
"Maid in India: Stories of Inequality and Opportunity Inside Our Home", a book published this month, chronicles the lives of maids in India's big cities
Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon deported for having children - rights group
Dozens of migrant domestic workers who have given birth in Lebanon are being detained, deported and denied residency renewals, a rights group says.