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Jun ’21: Challenges faced by domestic workers

admin 25 March 2021

A survey in Chennai on the Urimai Kural platform operated by our partner GAFWU, brought some startling statistics –

  • 40% of the respondents lost their job after the lockdown and 75% have incurred a reduction in their wages
  • 80% of the respondents have taken debt, mortgaged gold and used up their savings to meet their daily needs during the lockdown
  • 10% of the respondents expressed that their house owners showed discrimination and 13% said that the owners have threatened with layoffs if they demand an increase in
  • 35% of the respondents said that owners are demanding vaccination compulsorily if they want to continue working
  • 64% of the respondents demand that the government should provide them with a monthly relief package until the situation returns to normal