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I was forced to ignore sexual harassment in my workplace, because I needed to continue working and earning

I am a domestic worker in Gautampuri, Delhi. I live in an informal slum settlement with my family and work in 3 households. I started domestic work at a young age and have been working for about 20 years. I … Continue reading

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We come here to find jobs and provide for our family but people take advantage of us women

My name is Beena and I am a domestic worker from Faridabad. I live in an informal slum settlement called Gadakhor village with my family. I belong to Sundarban village in Bengal and started working as a domestic worker at … Continue reading

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My employer forced me to watch while he sexually assaulted his wife

My name is Anita (changed name) and I am from Uttar Pradesh. I was married right after I completed Grade 10. I wanted to study further, but my family didn’t really prioritise my studies and circumstances were such that I … Continue reading

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I was too scared to talk about my experience of sexual harassment at workplace

My name is Uma and I am from West Bengal. I have been a domestic worker since I migrated to Delhi. I used to work for a married couple in a residential colony near my settlement in Devli, South Delhi. … Continue reading

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I was called a liar when I complained about sexual harassment at my workplace

My name is Sita (name changed) and I migrated to Delhi from my village a few years ago in search of employment opportunities, to earn a living for my family. I began working as a domestic worker in a high-rise … Continue reading

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My employer sexually harassed me and threatened to falsely accuse me of stealing

Sarita (name changed), a woman domestic worker from Bihar, migrated to South Delhi a few years ago in search of employment. One of the houses Sarita worked in consisted of a family of three – a couple and their son. … Continue reading

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I was threatened with police action for speaking up against sexual harassment

My name is Reeta (name changed) and I am from West Bengal. I migrated to Faridabad a few years ago in search of work. I took up a job in a high rise apartment across the road from where I … Continue reading

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The police officer refused to file my complaint against sexual harassment at workplace

My name is Veena (name changed) and I reside in Nandlal Basti, North Delhi with my husband. I work as a domestic worker in a residential colony near my settlement. I have been doing domestic work for many years now. … Continue reading

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I was new to Delhi when I faced sexual harassment at my workplace for the first time

“I was new to Delhi when I faced sexual harassment at my workplace for the first time” My name is Geeta and I am from West Bengal. I came to Delhi with my husband 25 years ago to look for … Continue reading

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Little Steps, Big Footprints: Chronicling The Legacy of Frontline Social Workers in India’s Fight against COVID-19

“Everyone I speak with is in need of some form of help, but ultimately, we have our limitations.” Hargun Kaur, intern at the Martha Farrell Foundation. When the Martha Farrell Foundation and women domestic workers began a COVID-19 Relief Distribution … Continue reading

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