domestic help

January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018

Charges against Bangladeshi diplomat dismissed in NY

A court in the United States yesterday dismissed all felony charges (33 counts) against Bangladesh's deputy consul general in New York, seven months after he was indicted in a case filed by the diplomat’s former domestic help.

July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017

Life term for woman who tortured house help

A woman was awarded life imprisonment for torturing an 11-year-old domestic help and dumping her into a dustbin in Dhaka nearly

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Domestic help’s death sparks demo in Dhaka

Locals demonstrate in Dhaka’s Mirpur and Kafrul area for four hours alleging the murder of a teenage domestic help after rape.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Cricketer Shahadat, wife indicted for ‘torturing domestic help’

A Dhaka court frames charges against former national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife Jesmine Jahan Nrittya in a case filed for torturing their 11-year-old domestic help.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Court accepts charges against Shahadat, wife

A Dhaka court yesterday accepted charges against suspended Bangladesh cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife in a case filed for allegedly torturing their 11-year-old domestic help.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

11-year-old house help dies of burns

Eleven-year-old domestic help Joba Akhtar, who on Friday suffered severe burns inside a city flat, died at a hospital yesterday, leaving

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Do your household chores, PM tells ministers

PM Sheikh Hasina encourages ministers of her cabinet to do their household works instead of hiring domestic helps. "You can start by setting an example. That way, money can be saved and there are no additional hassles," she tells her cabinet colleagues.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Govt to keep sending female workers to KSA: Minister

The government will continue sending female workers for domestic jobs to Saudi Arabia, says Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

Ashkona burn victim dies at DMCH

A domestic help who sustained burn injuries in an explosion at her employer’s flat at East Ashkona in Dhaka on Sunday, dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

Moulvibazar teen housemaid’s tale of horror

The horrific tale of a housemaid who faced torture from her employers has come to light in Sylhet’s MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.