National Journal of Advanced Research

National Journal of Advanced Research


National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2016)

An anthropological study of working and living conditions among woman domestic workers in Kadapa and Proddatur towns in Andhra Pradesh


Priyadarshini S

International Labour Organization stated that the ‘Domestic workers comprise a significant part of the global workforce in informal employment and are among the most vulnerable groups of workers’. More or less all middle and upper class people employ preferably female domestic servant. They perform a bunch of work such as cleaning utensils, sweeping and cleaning rooms, washing clothes, fetching water etc. against this backdrop, the paper focuses on the problems which are faced by the domestic workers at the time of working as domestic servant. The present paper is also aims to explore the working and living conditions of the women domestic workers in Kadapa and Proddatur town of YSR Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh.
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