Women and work

I want my children to get into decent jobs

A large majority of domestic workers are migrant workers in India, and they are among the most vulnerable groups of workers.

Date issued: 03 October 2018 | Size/duration: 00:01:54

Laxmi, works as a clinic assistant and a domestic worker in New Delhi. She says it is difficult for women from rural India to find decent employment. In future, she says, she aspires to work in a play school - taking care of kids. She feels that is more respectable profession. She wants her children to get good education and decent jobs – a job that is secure and protects their dignity and rights.