Some estimates put the number of cotton child workers in india as high as half a million. They came some months back,” she said. Receive billions of dollars in remittances from domestic workers abroad. Of domestic workers worldwide are employed in countries that extend them equal protection under national labour laws. They don’t get paid. A total of 24 girls, aged 14 to 26, were involved in organizing the event, nito said. Mr katiyar refers to the cotton dust in the ginning factories as “the horror of the white cloud”, as it can cause lung disease at an early age.
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The deal’s convoluted language reflects continuing splits on the issue, writes laurence peter. In these pictures, some are seen wandering downtown streets, while others writhe in shame on a bed.