Domestic Workers Act | The Daily Star
  • Child domestic worker set on fire

    The news of 12-year-old Purnima, being set alight by her employer and then left in a warehouse without any medical treatment...

  • Policy for domestic workers - Welcome beginning to a long journey

    Almost all employees in the formal sector would complain about the denial of their legal rights if their official holidays are curtailed; but it would be very difficult to find anyone among these employees who would even think that the persons working in their homes are entitled to paid leave and holidays as well.

  • Women on the move

    Bangladesh hasn't ratified the Domestic Workers Act itself, making it difficult for the government to require the same of destination countries.